History 1302 - Exam 1 - Chapter 22

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American History 1302 - Exam 1 - Chapter 22


 
  
Created Jul 20, 2009
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1
What was muckraking?
 
practice of exposing the corruptions of public and prominent figures
2
What were progressives worried about?
 
state of society, effects of industrialization and urbanization, social disorder, political...
3
How did Henry Ford become successful?
 
lowering costs to the consumer. moving assembly line.
4
What happened at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company?
 
fire. killed 146. people demanded creation of State Factory Investigating Commission that recommended...
5
What did the Niagara Movement want to achieve?
 
focused on equal rights and educations of African American youth
6
Why did Samuel Gompers resist organizing women?
 
too emotional and as union organizers "had a way of making serious mistakes"
7
What were the benefits of Ford announcing the "five dollar day?"
 
he doubled the wage rates for common labor, reduced 9 hr to 8hr days,

Ford had the...

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