Chapter 20 The Progressive Era

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Created May 1, 2011
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What was Progressivism?
 
A political attitude favoring or advocating changes or reform through government action. Progressive...
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What was a Muckraker?
 
Term applies to newspaper reporters and other writers who pointed out the social problems of...
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What was The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire?
 
Fire in 1911 at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City that killed nearly 150 workers.
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What was the Sherman Antitrust Act 1890?
 
It was the first federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and...
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What was the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914?
 
Law passed in 1914 to strengthen federal antitrust enforcement by spelling out business activities...
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Who was Upton Sinclair and what was The Jungle, Pure Food& Drug Act, and Meat Inspection...
 
socialist muckraker who shocked the nation when he published The Jungle, a novel that revealed...


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