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25 Cards in this Set

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Progressive Movement
what: political attitude favoring or advocating changes or reform through governmental action
when: 19th cent
significance: spoke out about the need for laws regulating tenement housing and child labor
John Dewey
who: was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer
when: 20th century
significance:his ideas have been influential in education and social reform
scientific management
what: heory of management that analyzed and synthesized workflow
when: 20th cent
significance: wanted to improve economic efficiency especially labor productivity
Ida Tarbell
who: an American teacher, author and journalist.
when: 20th cent
significance: known for leading muckrakers of the progressive era
seventeenth amendment
what: amendment in the US Constitution
when: 1913
significance:established direct election of United States Senators by popular vote
Theodore Roosevelt
who:he was the 26th president of the US
when: early 20th cent
significance: he was a leader in the Progressive Movement
trust busting
what: it was also known as Competition Law
when: 20th cent
significance: promoted market competition by-regulating anti competitive conduct
Elkins Act
what: a 1903 United States federal law
when: 1903
significance: amended the Interstate Commerce Commission to impose heavy fines on railroads that offered rebates
Hepburn Act
what: a 1906 United States federal law
when: 1906
significance: gave the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) the power to set maximum railroad rates.
The Jungle
what: a 1906 novel written by journalist Upton Sinclair
when: 1906
significance: point out the troubles of the working class and to show the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early-20th century.
Pure Food and Drug Act
what: a United States federal law
when: 1906
significance: provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines
Meat Inspection
what: act amended by the 1967 Wholesome Meat Act
when: 1906
significance:requires the United States Department of Agriculture to inspect all meat
sixteenth amendment
what: amendment of the US Constitution
when: 20th cent
significance:llows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on Census results
Eugene V. Debs
who: American union leader
when: 20th cent
significance:one of the founding members of the international Labor Union
Federal Resene Act (1914)
what: the central banking system of the United States
when: 20th cent
significance: createdin response to a series of financial panics, particularly a severe panic in 1907
Clayton Anti Trust
what: act of 1914
when: 1914
significance: enacted in the United States to add further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime by seeking to prevent anticompetitive practices in their incipiency
Federal Trade Commission
what: an independent agency of the United States government
when: 20th cent
significance:Its principal mission is the promotion of consumer protection
Niagara Movement
what: a black civil rights organization
when: 1905
significance: fought for the rights of blacks
Booker T. Washington
who:an American educator, author, orator, and political leade
when: 20th cent
significance:dominant figure in the African American community in the United States
W.E.B. Dubois
who: an intellectual leader in the United States as sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor
when: 20th cent
significance:attempted virtually every possible solution to the problem of twentieth-century racism
what: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
when: 1909
significance:an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909
Alice Paul
Carrie Chapman Catt
19th Amendment
League of Women Voters