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Progressive Era Test Review. Test Wednesday/ Thursday. Theodore Roosevelt. Reduced the power of the trusts. Began conservation of wildlife. Progressive politician Bob La Follette.

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progressive era test review

Progressive Era Test Review

Test Wednesday/ Thursday

theodore roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Reduced the power of the trusts. Began conservation of wildlife.
Progressive politician Bob La Follette.
  • Called “Battling’ Bob,” he was Governor of Wisconsin and later a United States Senator. As governor of Wisconsin, he promoted reforms in state government.
jane addams
Jane Addams
  • - founder of Hull House.
  • It was the model for the Settlement House movement.
ida tarbell
Ida Tarbell
  • Her main work was an expose of the Standard Oil Trust.
  • She showed how Rockefeller and his company had used unfair practices such as artificially low transportation rates and bribery to drivesmaller companies out of business.
susan b anthony and elizabeth cady stanton
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

In 1869, the two formed the NWSA and in 1890, they joined with others to create the NAWSA.

upton sinclair
Upton Sinclair

Wrote the novel “The Jungle.”

  • aroused public concern for the quality & impurities in processed meats
  • Resulting in the passage of federal food-inspection laws.
lincoln steffens
Lincoln Steffens
  • wrote about the horrible life of the poor and the poor conditions in the tenement districts in his book “The Shame of the Cities.”
w e b dubois
W.E.B. DuBois
  • Started the NAACP
  • First African American to receive a Harvard PhD
  • Encouraged the participation in higher learning to challenge the white dominant culture.
booker t washington
Booker T. Washington
  • Founded the Tuskegee Institute
  • Believed that the cooperation with supportive whites was the only way to overcome racism
  • Encouraged African Americans to learn a trade
progressive era
Progressive Era
  • Occurred in the early 20th century leading to economic, social and political reforms
labor union
Labor Union
  • An organized association of workers, often in a trade or profession, formed to protect and further their rights and interests
collective bargaining
Collective Bargaining
  • Form of negotiation between the union and the employer.
  • The right to vote.
  • Controlling by way of gifts and privileges.
sherman anti trust act
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
  • Prohibited monopolies.
  • One who spreads scandals about another for their advantage
18 th amendment
18th Amendment
  • Prohibition of Alcohol
19 th amendment
19th Amendment
  • Voting rights for women
  • Unhealthy working conditions, unequal pay, long hours, wage cuts
  • Gave more people control in the government
  • Citizens had larger control in the government process
  • Manage and save wildlife from urban expansion