Chapter 17 Test

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To Help Me Study For My Upcoming Test In US History. 


 
  
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This aimed to restore economic opportunities and correct injustices in American life. 
 
progressive movement 
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Who became an advocate for improving the lives of women and children? 
 
Florence Kelley 
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What is the banning of alcoholic beverages known as? 
 
Prohibition
4
Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in mass circulation...
 
muckrakers 
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Taylorism became a management fad, as industry reformers applied these types of studies to...
 
scientific management 
6
Under the progressive Republican leadership of this person, Wisconsin led the way in regulating...
 
Robert M. La Follette 
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Citizens could petition to place this-- a bill originated by the people rather than lawmakers--on...
 
initiative 
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Then voters, instead of the legislature, accepted or rejected the initiative by this-- a vote...
 
referendum 
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This enabled voters to remove public officials from elected positions by forcing them to face...
 
recall 
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It was the success of the direct primary that paved the way for this ammendment to the Constitution. 
Before...
 
Seventeenth Ammendment
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In 1896, African-American women founded this association by merging two earlier organizations. 
 
NACW 
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Who was a leading proponent of woman suffrage? 
 
Susan B. Anthony 
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What is the right to vote known as? 
 
suffrage 
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In 1869, Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton had founded National Women Suffrage Association...
 
NAWSA (National American Woman Suffrage Association). 
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When muckraking journalist (this man) began research for a novel in 1904, his focus was the...
 
Upton Sinclair 
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What most shocked readers in Sinclair's novel (this book) was the sickening conditions of the...
 
The Jungle
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This president, like many other readers, was nauseated by Sinclair's account. The president...
 
Theodore Roosevelt 
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If big business victimized workers, then President Roosevelt would see to it that the common...
 
Square Deal 
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Roosevelt true to his word, in 1906 pushed for passage of this act which dictated strict cleanliness...
 
Meat Inspection Act 
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In 1906, Congress passed this act which lahted the sale of contaminated foods and medicines...
 
Pure Food and Drug Act 
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Conservationists like Roosevelt and Pinchot, however, did not share the views of Muir, who...
 
conservation 
22
In 1905 they held a civil rights conference in Niagara Falls, and in 1909 a number of African...
 
 NAACP 
23
Who was the head of the U.S. Forest Service under President Roosevelt, took a middle ground. 
 
Gifford Pinchot
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Taft signed this which a compromise that only moderated the high rates of the Aldrich Bill....
 
Payne-Aldrich Tariff 
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The Progressive Party became known as this after Roosevelt's boast that he was as strong as...
 
Bull Moose Party 
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In the 1912 presidential election, they put forward as their candidate a reform governor of...
 
Woodrow Wilson 
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By the time Wilson began his campaign for a second term in 1916, the NAWSA's president, this...
 
Carrie Chapman Catt 
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This sought to strengthen the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. It prohibited corporations from...
 
Clayton Antitrust Act 
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The second major antitrust measure, known as this, was given the power to investigate possible...
 
Federal Trade Commission 
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By 1923, roughly 70 percent of the nation's banking resources were part of this. It was one...
 
Federal Reserve System 
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In 1919, Congress passed this ammendment, granting women the right to vote. 
 
Nineteenth Ammendment 


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