To clear the timberlands for use as industrial areas
To create more areas for the establishment of American Indian reservations
To manage the use of resources and control industrial development in wilderness areas
To stimulate development of a tourist industry to help bring revenue to the states
More relaxed immigration standards
Civil Rights for ethnic minorities
Equal trading rights for foreign nations
Ranks of political radicals, such as anarchists and socialists
Politically conservative class, which wanted to maintain the status quo.
Middle class of teachers, reporters, social workers, and businessmen.
Irish and Italian immigrants, who wanted political and economic equality.
Changes in the meatpacking industry with the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act
Federal laws designed to regulate the railroad companies.
Laws prohibiting the manufacture, distribution, or sale of alcoholic beverages.
The creation of new national parks to save wilderness areas for future generations.
Theodore Roosevelt - trust busting
Robert La Follette - government reform
W.E.B. DuBois - prison reform
Susan B. Anthony - suffrage
The Open Door Policy
The Good Neighbor Policy
The Truman Doctrine
The Marshall Plan
World War I
World War II
Social and economic reforms
Labor and management disputes
Religious and educational reforms
Immigration and foreign trade