Vocabulary Practice. The next bunch of slides are practice vocabulary. Quiz yourself!. 18 th Amendment. 1919- Made the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages illegal. Temperance Movement. People who organized in order to create a ban on alcohol. -Carry Nation
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sale of alcoholic
order to create a
ban on alcohol.
-Women’s Christian Temperance Union
right to vote
regardless of sex
(women can vote)
Founder of Hull House in Chicago, a settlement house for the poor.
To change or improve
Nickname for people who worked for change during the Progressive Movement
The movement of people from rural areas (like the country) to cities
Building in a poor or ethnic neighborhood that offered services, education, and activities.
Settlement House in Chicago opened by Jane Addams
Civil Service Reform
Changed in gov’t hiring process that focused on merit rather than connections.
Journalists who tried to improve society through their investigative reporting and photography. Exposed health conditions, corruption in government, and social problems.
The preservation of natural resources
Book by Upton Sinclair which exposed the abuses of the meat packing industry
1906 Law passed as a result of Upton Sinclair’s novel, The Jungle. Authorized the inspection of all meat products shipped in interstate commerce (from state to state)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Time of reform, generally centered in urban areas.
The ban on alcoholic beverages in the U.S. after the 18th Amendment
Pure Food and Drug Act
Forbidding the manufacture and sale of dishonestly labeled product: All products must have ingredients listed
Sherman Antitrust Act
1890 Law –
Interstate Commerce Act
Law that monitored railroads in order to restrict unfair business practices
Individuals who protest and defend individual rights.
Ex. Jane Addams
President Theodore Roosevelt’s idea that all people should have an opportunity to succeed in the U.S.
Overcrowded apartment building in a city slum
The right to vote
Powerful politicians who took control of big cities for $. They were corrupt (like Boss Tweed)
Civil Service Commision
Group that sets up exams (civil service exams) that applicants for federal jobs must take. This is a fair way of filling government positions.