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APUSH Unit 7 (Progressive Era)

  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union

    Woman's Christian Temperance Union
    First mass organization among women devoted to social reform.
  • Robert La Follette

    Robert La Follette
    He was a founder of the Progressive Movement and was big on political reform.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Interstate Commerce Act created an Interstate Commerce Commission to oversee the conduct of the railroad industry. With this act, the railroads became the first industry subject to Federal regulation.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    First Federal act that outlawed monopolistic business practices
  • John Dewey

    John Dewey
    He believed in pragmatism and expressed his view to his students
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association

    National American Woman Suffrage Association
    This organization was created to earn women the right to vote and other rights of women.
  • How the Other Half Lives

    How the Other Half Lives
    This was a book about the slums in cities in the 1880s and was the basis for muckraking.
  • Anti-Saloon League

    Anti-Saloon League
    Leading organization lobbying for prohibition.
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene V. Debs
    He formed the American Railway Union and was later arrested for it.
  • Square Deal Policy

    Square Deal Policy
    Conserved natural resources, consumer protection, and control of corporations.
  • Anthracite Coal Strike

    Anthracite Coal Strike
    An effort by the United Mine Workers to get higher waves, shorter hours, and recognition of their union
  • Lincoln Steffens

    Lincoln Steffens
    One of the most famous muckrackers in the early 1900s and worte about corruption in American cities.
  • Elkins Act

    Elkins Act
    Amended the Interstate Commerce Act becuase big users were asking for rebates and forcing them to give something back.
  • Department of Commerce and Labor

    Department of Commerce and Labor
    It tried to create jobs, promote economic growth, and improve standards of livings.
  • Ida Tarbell

    Ida Tarbell
    Investigative journalist and chronicler of American industry
  • Northern Securities Antitrust

    Northern Securities Antitrust
    railroad companies form a monopoly by dissolving the northern securities company.
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Meat Inspection Act
    This act prevents misbranded meat and makes sure it was slaughtered and processed in sanitary conditions.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    This book portrayed the harsh living and working conditions.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    Preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    She was a black suffragist who was one of the founders of the NAACP and documented lynching.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    Deadliest industrial disaster and many people jumped from the building to have a quick and painless death.
  • Progressive (Bull Moose) Party

    Progressive (Bull Moose) Party
    After a split in the republican party this was created.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Popular election of senators voted on by the people of that state
  • Underwood Tariff

    Underwood Tariff
    Its purpose was to reduce levies on goods but a graduated income tax was put into effect.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    It is the central banking system of the US.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    This act added on to the sherman antitrust act.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    Promoted consumer protection and wanted to eliminate anti-competitive business practices.
  • Margaret Sanger

    Margaret Sanger
    She was prosecuted over her book Family limitation.
  • Keating-Owen Child Labor Act

    Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
    It prohibited the sale of goods produced by factories employed with children under 14, mines under 16, and any place for children under 16 worked at night or more than 8 hours.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Prohibits any US citizen from being denied the right to vote based on gender.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibition of alcohol is started