Slide1 l.jpg
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 53

The next bunch of slides are practice vocabulary. Quiz yourself! PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 97 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

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

Download Presentation

The next bunch of slides are practice vocabulary. Quiz yourself!

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Vocabulary Practice

The next bunch of slides are

practice vocabulary.

Quiz yourself!


18thAmendment


1919-

Made the

manufacture and

sale of alcoholic

beverages illegal.


TemperanceMovement


People who

organized in

order to create a

ban on alcohol.

-Carry Nation

-Francis Willard

-Women’s Christian Temperance Union


19thAmendment


1920-

Guaranteed the

right to vote

regardless of sex

(women can vote)


Jane

Addams


Founder of Hull House in Chicago, a settlement house for the poor.


Reform


To change or improve


Progressives


Nickname for people who worked for change during the Progressive Movement


Urbanization


The movement of people from rural areas (like the country) to cities


Settlement

House


Building in a poor or ethnic neighborhood that offered services, education, and activities.


Hull House


Settlement House in Chicago opened by Jane Addams


Civil Service Reform


Changed in gov’t hiring process that focused on merit rather than connections.


Muckraker


Journalists who tried to improve society through their investigative reporting and photography. Exposed health conditions, corruption in government, and social problems.


Conservation


The preservation of natural resources


The Jungle


Book by Upton Sinclair which exposed the abuses of the meat packing industry


MeatInspectionAct


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)


NAACP


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


ProgressiveMovement


Time of reform, generally centered in urban areas.


Prohibition


The ban on alcoholic beverages in the U.S. after the 18th Amendment


Pure Food and Drug Act


1906 Law-

Forbidding the manufacture and sale of dishonestly labeled product: All products must have ingredients listed


Sherman Antitrust Act


1890 Law –

Prohibited monopolies


Interstate Commerce Act


Law that monitored railroads in order to restrict unfair business practices


Social

Activist


Individuals who protest and defend individual rights.

Ex. Jane Addams


Square

Deal


President Theodore Roosevelt’s idea that all people should have an opportunity to succeed in the U.S.


Tenement


Overcrowded apartment building in a city slum


Suffrage


The right to vote


Political Bosses


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.


  • Login