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Republican Progressives
Most supported Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 election
Federal Reserve System
Createdby Pre. Wilson as a measure to prevent bank failures
President Roosevelt's progressive record
Included: conservation of forest land, break up of several trusts deemed harmful to the public, regulation of food and drugs.
Urbanization
In the late 1800's: increased segregation and violence against African Americans, the large numbers of immigrants to the US, mechanization in agriculture
Wood
the least important to the growth of industry in the last half of the 1800's
Bimetallism
would allow for the exchange of paper currency in either silver or gold
Thomas Edison
Invented the electric light bulb and the central power station
Scabs
replacement workers who were not popular with striking workers in the 1800's
muckrakers
journalists who stirred up the public
Ellis Island
the immigration processing center in New York City (East Coast)
Angel Island
the immigration processing center in
San Francisco, (west coast)
Grandfather Clause
did NOT keep African Americans in the south form voting
President Lincoln vetoed the Reconstruction Plan porposed by Congress because
he thought the plan was too severe
Fifteenth (15) Amendment
no citizen could be denied the right to vote because of race, color, or previous servitude