The Period Of Corrupt Politics And Growing Gap Between The Rich And Poor

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46. Gilded Age: 1870s - 1890s; Period of corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor
47. Progressive Era: Turn of the 20th century in which groups sought to reform America economically, socially, and politically
48. Mink Brigade: A group of wealthy women, among them Frances Perkins, Anne Morgan and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, who supported the struggles of working class women with money and intervention with officials, often picketing alongside them.
49. National American Woman Suffrage Association: Strived for equal women’s rights
50. Shirtwaist Strike: The strike of thousands of girls and some men in the garment district of New York. They wanted better working conditions such as fewer hours and better pay. This strike was very large and lengthy strike, involving not only unions but wealthy elite who supported their cause
51. Elizabeth Cady Stanton: (1815-1902) A suffragette who, along with Lucretia Mott, organized the first convention on women 's rights, held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. Issued the Declaration of Sentiments which declared men and women to be equal and demanded the right to vote for women. Co-founded the National Women 's Suffrage Association with Susan B. Anthony in 1869.
52. Harriet Stanton Blatch: Headed the Food Administration Speaker 's Bureau; the daughter of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton who headed the Food Administration 's Speakers ' Bureau.
53. Frances Willard: Became leader of the WCTU. Worked to educate people about the…

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