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Famous Muckrakers & Reform Leaders. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. Progressive Era Reforms. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. Events & Social Issues of the Progressive Era. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. People Made Infamous by a Trial. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. Movements & Acts of the Progressive Era. 10. 20.

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Famous Muckrakers & Reform Leaders

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This person was a prominent reformer who attempted to vote in Rochester, New York (1872) on the grounds that she was a citizen and had the right under the 14th Amendment to do so. A judge refused to grant her the right to vote. This person fought to obtain women’s suffrage. She would eventually co-lead The National American Woman Suffrage Association along side Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Who is Susan B. Anthony?

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This person organized a national anti-lynching crusade after 3 of this person’s friends were lynched for crimes they did not commit. Her research revealed that over 728 African American men & women had been lynched in the previous decade.

Who is Ida Wells?

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This person’s novel The Jungle (1906)describes the unsanitary practices of the meat packing industry

Who is Upton Sinclair?

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Who photographed conditions of urban poor in How The Other Half Lives. His book examined the conditions of the poor in America’s cities.

Who is Jacob Riis?

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This person was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University, one of the founders of the NAACP, and the editor of the journal, The Crisis. This person favored achieving immediate racial equality.

Who is W.E.B. DuBois?

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This is when voters can directly introduce bills in the state legislature and can vote on whether they want a bill to pass.

What is Initiative?

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This is when voters can compel legislators to place a bill on the ballot for approval.

What is Referendum?

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This is when elected officials can be removed from office by voters in a special election.

What is Recall?

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This Amendment passed Prohibition, which is to ban the manufacturing or the sale of alcoholic beverages.

What is the 18 Amendment?

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This Amendment stated that no state could deny a citizen the right to vote on the basis of their sex. Women’s suffrage.

What is the 19th Amendment in 1919?

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This event threatened the nation with a winter without coal. President Theodore Roosevelt brought representatives to the White House (from both sides) to dispute the disagreement. President Roosevelt threatened to use federal troops if this event did not come to an end.

What is Coal Miners’ Strike of 1902?

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This term is used to describe a group of people who believed that people of other races, religions, and nationalities were inferior. This would lead some Americans to racial hatred and to push immigration restrictions. Dislike of foreigners.

What is Nativism?

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This Settlement house (an all-purpose community center for poor people living in crowded neighborhoods where child care, nursing services, and English lessons were given to immigrants) was run by Jane Addams. Jade Addams and her volunteers actually lived in This Settlement House.

What is Hull House?

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These two Italian immigrants were convicted of committing murder during a robbery. Some people felt they were only found guilty and executed due to the Anti-Communist hysteria. A ballistics test was later run (October 1961) on the gun and confirmed that the gun these two Italians had with them at the time of the arrest was in fact, the gun that was used in the murder.

Who are Sacco & Vanzetti?

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This man was the defense attorney in the Scopes “Monkey Trial” who argued new scientific theories against older religious beliefs.

Who is Clarence Darrow?

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This man was the prosecuting attorney in the Scopes “Monkey Trial” who argued new religious (traditional) beliefs over modern beliefs. This man also delivered his “Cross of Gold” speech during his presidential campaign. He praised farmers and denounced bankers for “crucifying mankind on a cross of gold.” (He lost to William McKinley in this 1896 election.)

Who is Williams Jennings Bryan?

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This Biology teacher was arrested for teaching his class about the theory of evolution. In the state of Tennessee it was against the law to teach Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.

Who is John Scopes?

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These two immigrants were charged with selling national secrets to the Soviet Union. They were found guilty and executed for spying.

Who are Julius & Ethel Rosenberg?

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This flourished between 1900 & the start of WWI. This took its name because of the belief in progress. Mainly middle-class city dwellers, rather than farmers and workers. Their activities reflected the rising influence of the middle class. Writers, lawyers, ministers, and college professors provided their leadership.

What is the Progressive Movement?

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This law prohibited unfair practices by railroads, such as charging higher rates for shorter routes.

What is the Interstate Commerce Act?

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The original purpose of this was to serve as a social club for farmers to help them overcome rural isolation and to spread information about new farming techniques. Within ten years it had a million and a half members and began urging economic and political reforms.

What is the Grange Movement?

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Protestant ministers in this called for social reforms- including the abolition of child labor and safer working conditions.

What is the Social Gospel Movement?

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This was passed after the assassination of President James Garfield. It stipulated that government jobs should be awarded on merit.

What is the Pendleton Act?

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