Progressivism to Hard Times

  1. Journalists who used sensationalism to expose the ills of society. A brave cadre of reporters exposed injustices so grave they made the blood of the average American run cold.
  2. One of the outlets that Ida Tarbell used to get her work published for the masses to read
    McClure’s Magazine
  3. Upton Sinclair published this novel, which exposed the unhygienic and unsafe working conditions of the meatpacking industry; this led to the Meat Inspection Act of the same year
    The Jungle
  4. A ballot in which votes are cast in secret
    Secret ballot
  5. This gave voters the right to elect primary candidates instead of party officials
    Direct primary elections
  6. With this voters could petition state legislatures to consider a bill
  7. With this voters could decide if a bill or legislative amendment should be passed
  8. Voters could petition to have elected officials removed from office with this procedure
  9. This act of 1903 made it illegal for railroad or shipping companies to use rebates as a way to control price
    Elkins Act
  10. This act of 1906 and 1911 required companies to label the ingredients in all manufactured processed foods
    Pure Food and Drug Act
  11. This act of 1906 strengthened the role of the Interstate Commerce Commission so that it could set maximum railroad fees
    Hepburn Act
  12. This act of 1906 required the inspection of all meat-processing plants to ensure safe procedures
    Meat Inspection Act
  13. This act of 1913 created Federal Reserve Banks with the power to makeloans to member banks at the prime interest rate established by a Federal Reserve Board
    Federal Reserve Act
  14. This act of 1914 outlawed the creation of monopolies and protected labor unions from being considered a monopoly
    Clayton Antitrust Act
  15. This act of 1914 established the Federal Trade Commission to police commerce practices and ensure that laws were being followed
    Federal Trade Act
  16. Susan B. Anthony was a crusader for women’s suffrage, or women’s right to vote for this association.
    National Woman Suffrage Association
  17. In 1848, at a convention in Seneca Falls, New York, Anthony along with other reformers, including Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, presented the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions. The document declared that men and women are created equal.
    Declaration of Sentiments and Resolution
  18. A synonym for “self-control.”
  19. Led by Francis Willard and the Anti-Saloon League, supported prohibition legislation.
    Women’s Christian Temperance Union
  20. This league supported prohibition legislation
    Anti-Saloon League
  21. These people smuggled the alcohol across borders and state lines to distribute it to customers, including owners of illegal bars, called “speakeasies,” that operated in many cities.
  22. Owners of illegal bars.
  23. Communist beliefs and values were the antithesis of American beliefs and values. Americans feared the idea that free enterprise and private ownership were threatened by communism. This was called...
    Red Scare
  24. A theory or system of social organization based on theholding of all property in common, actual ownership beingascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
  25. This act made it illegal for anyone to interfere with military operation.
    Espionage Act
  26. Special forces that were set up to search for and arrest Communists.
    Palmer Raids
  27. Where Charles Schenck opposed World War I and used the postal service to urge men not to respond to draft notices. The court decided that his free speech should be silenced because it constituted a “clear and present danger” to the United States.
    Schenck v. U.S.
  28. These people were Christian Traditionalists and took the Bible’s teachings as truths.
  29. The belief that more advanced species evolved from simpler lifeforms as opposed to the creationist theory taught through the teachings of the Bible.
  30. Though African-American communities had grown in many cities, Harlem in New York City became the center of a cultural rebirth known as this.
    Harlem Renaissance
  31. This association was formed in 1909 by W.E.B. Du Bois and white Progressives as a vehicle to fight for civil rights.
    NAACP. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  32. A form of music that was derived from Southern rhythm and blues
  33. Artists painted the “realness” of the cities and towns and their work was part of the what genre.
  34. Movies, radio, newspapers, and magazines are all examples of
    Mass Media
  35. A network that began offering their programming on groups of stations across the country to gain access to a larger share of the market.
    National Broadcasting System
  36. This provides newsworthy information, entertainment, and, papers to larger shares of the market.
    Newspaper chain
  37. When women began to use clothing, hairstyles, and makeup to express themselves.
  38. This league was formed within the National American Women Suffrage Association, and composed of organizations in the states where women's suffrage had already been attained. The league was formally organized in February 1920, six months before the 19th Amendment.
    League of Women Voters
  39. Where people paid for goods over a set period of time with interest.
    Installment plans
  40. This Tariff was to reduce competition with foreign goods, which raised the tax rate on many imports.
    Fordney-McCumber Tariff
  41. A scandal that caused President Warren G. Harding to die. 
    Teapot Dome Scandal
  42. A policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, esp. the political affairs of other countries.
  43. Under this pact, war was outlawed as national policy.
    Kellogg-Briand Pact
  44. People counted on the value of stock rising, so they even bought stock with credit using which is called...
  45. This bill included a formula to ensure parity for the farmers so that they would always make back production costs when crops sold.
    McNary-Haugen Bill
  46. The state or condition of being equal, esp. regarding status or pay.
  47. A sum of money granted by the government or a public body to assist an industry or business so that the price of a commodity or service may remain low or competitive.
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Progressivism to Hard Times
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