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referendum
a process that allows citizens to approve or reject laws passed by the legistlature
initiative
a process where citizens could put an proposed law directly on the ballot in the next election
driect primary
an election where the citizens vote to select the nominees for upcoming elections
inflation
prices of goods go higher, but money is worth less. More money is circulation. Farmers favored inflation
deflation
Prices of goods go down, but money is worth more. Bankers and Businessmen favored deflation.
socialists
people that thought property should be controlled by the people, not by bosses
populists
A political group(like the democrats and republicans) that favored the business controlled by workers, not bosses. Also think that everything done should benefite the people as a whole
Farmer's Alliance
collective that proposed higher tariffs, but failed
the grange
protest group that helped farmers form cooperatives in 1866
william jennings bryan
democratic president nominee
plessy v ferguson
approves de jure segregation and seperated facilites
Madam cj walker
first AA millionaire and philantropist
Henry George
wrote book from rags to riches, and made single tax on lands
Florence Kelley
reformer for women
Jame Addams
social worker and reformer
16th amendment
income tax
17th amendment
direct election of senators in senate
18th amendment
alcohol prohibition
19th amendment
women's suffrage
new nationalism
Proposal for business regulation, welfare laws, workplace protection, income taxes, and voting reform
injunctions
court orders that could prohibit a certain activity
home rule
a system that gave cities a limited degree of self-rule
free silver
the unlimited coining of silver to increase the money supply