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9 Cards in this Set

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conservation
the protection of natural resources
inflation
a sharp, quick rise in prices
gold standard
economic idea in which all paper money was backed by gold
depression
a time when business activity is slow and many people are unemployed
suffrage
the right to vote
settlement house
a place that provides poor people with services such as English classes, summer camps for children, and day care for children of working mothers
civil service
jobs in the federal government
third party
a political party other than the two major parties
muckrakers
a writer who exposes political and social wrong doings in business and government