APUSH Period 7 Part 2

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  • Woman's Christian temperance Union

    Woman's Christian temperance Union
    Among the first organizations of women devoted to social reform that linked the religions and secular ways based on Christianity
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Federal law designed to regulate the railroad industry, especially the monopolistic traits of it
  • Sherman Antitrust act

    Sherman Antitrust act
    Regulated competition among enterprises
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    She was an African American journalist, editor, suffragist feminist, and early leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Led an Anti-lynching crusade.
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association

    National American Woman Suffrage Association
    Merged two former organizations in attempt to create equal rights and decide whether the 15th Amendment should be supported or not.
  • How the Other Half Lives

    How the Other Half Lives
    Jacob Riis documented the slums of NY, what I considered the world of the 'other half', teeming with immigrants, disease, and abuse.
  • Anti-Saloon League

    Anti-Saloon League
    This began as a state organization, on-partisan focused on prohibition. They had branches across the United States to get resources for the prohibition fight.
  • John Dewey

    John Dewey
    I have changed fundamental approaches to teaching and learning which was from the philosophy of pragmatism
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene V. Debs
    Organized the American Railway Union, which waged a strike against the Pullman Company of Chicago in 1894. After embracing socialism, I became the party's standard-bearer in five presidential elections. Sentenced to 19 years in prison for opposition of the United States involvement in WWI.
  • Anthracite Coal Strike

    Anthracite Coal Strike
    Miners struck for better wages, shorter days, and recognition of their union
  • Elkins Act

    Elkins Act
    Championed by Pennsylvania Railroad as a way to end the practice of rebates.
  • Department of Commerce and Labor

    Department of Commerce and Labor
    US Department of Labor was created after a long campaign by labor leaders to win Cabinet status for the agency
  • Ida Tarbell

    Ida Tarbell
    Most known for the muckraker who cracked the oil trust. She made the novel, The History of the Standard Oil Company.
  • Lincoln Steffens

    Lincoln Steffens
    Launched a series of articles that would later be in a book named, 'The Shame of Cities'.
  • Northern Securities Antitrust

    Northern Securities Antitrust
    Established President Roosevelt reputation as a 'trust buster', reached the Supreme Court in 1904. The first example of Roosevelt's use of anti-trust legislation to dismantle monopoly. In this case a holding company controlling the main railroad lines from Chicago to Pacific Northwest
  • Pure food and Drug Act

    Pure food and Drug Act
    First of a series of consumer protection laws, led to the creation of the FDA
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Meat Inspection Act
    Prohibited the sale of adulterated or miss branded livestock and derived products as food and ensured that were slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    Had a deep and immediate political impact on the country, sending shock waves throughout the United States and causing cries for labor and agricultural reform.
  • Robert La Follete

    Robert La Follete
    US leader of the Progressive Movement, who as a governor of Wisconsin, and US Senator and was noted for his support of reform legislation. He was the unsuccessful presidential candidate of the League for Progressive Political Action.
  • Square Deal policy

    Square Deal policy
    Theodore Roosevelt's domestic policy based on the protection of the consumer, control of large corporations,and conservation of natural resources.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    Factory fire in NYC was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in US history. With 146 deaths and 71 non-fatal injuries.
  • Progressive (Bull Moose) Party

    Progressive (Bull Moose) Party
    US dissident politcal faction that nominated former president, Theodore Roosevelt, as its candidate in the presidential election of 1912.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate should be composed of two Senators from each state, elected by the people for six years, and each Senator can have one vote.
  • Underwood Tariff

    Underwood Tariff
    Also known as the Revenue Act, re-imposed the federal income tax after the ratification of the 16th amendment and lower tariff rates.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Passed to clarify the Sherman Act on topics such as price discrimination, price fixing, and unfair business practices.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Established as the central bank of the US to provide the nation with safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    Independent agency of the US government, thats main purpose was the promotion of consumer protection and elimination and prevention of noncompetitive business practices.
  • Keating-Owen Child Labor Act

    Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
    Banned sale of products from any factory, shop, or shop that you have children under the age of 14, from that mine that you have children under the age of 16, and from any facility that had children under the age of 16 work at night or for more than 8 hours during the day.
  • Margaret Sanger

    Margaret Sanger
    Opened the first birth-control clinic in the US She was an advocate for women's reproductive rights who was also a vocal eugenics enthusiast.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The only amendment to have been repealed from the Constitution. Established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the US by declaring the production, transport, and sale of illegal alcohol.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Granted women the right to vote and prohibit states from denying the right to vote based on sex. This was made possible after the Women's Suffrage Movement.