UNIT 3- Glided Age & Progressive Era

  • Robert Barons

    Robert Barons
    Terms used for businessmen and bankers who dominated the US industries during the 19th century.
  • Populism & Progressivism

    Populism & Progressivism
    populism-farm-based movement of the late 1800s that arose mainly in the area from Texas to the Dakotas and grew into a joint effort
  • Tenement

    • Poor standards and crowded buildings
    • Large old buildings that were built poorly and overflowed with people divided into a number of individual flats.
  • Susan B Anthony

    Susan B Anthony
    1820 - 1906
    Women's Right Activist
    Founded National Woman Suffrage Association w/ Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Nativism

    Movement to ensure that native-born Americans received better treatment than immigrants
  • Jacob Riis

    Jacob Riis
    1849 1914
    A Social Reformer and Muckraker
    Photographed in the night of the tenement houses and everyone who lived inside them
    WROTE "How the Other Half Lived"
  • Alexander Graham Bell

    Alexander Graham Bell
    1847 to 1922
    Invented the first Telephone: 1876
    Founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T)
  • Bessemer Steel Production

    Bessemer Steel Production
    They make steel rust resistant, lighter, and flexible.
  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    26th President of the US
    Urged expansion for US power
    Enforced the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary to take control of the Panama Canal
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    She was a black women who campaigned for peace, prohibition and suffrage , and she criticized the teaching of evolution
  • William Jennings Bryan

    William Jennings Bryan
    • a former Nebraska congressman
    • he addressed that them, the people, need to assemble delegates
    • "Cross of Gold"
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    an American industrialist who made a fortune in the steel industry by co owning a once small steel company in Pittsburg
  • Political Machines

    Political Machines
    A boss commands the support of a corps of supporters and business who receive awards for their efforts
  • The Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age
    The Gilded Age was a corrupt, rapid economic growth time, labor union strike filled time period
  • Labor Strikes

    Labor Strikes
    Labor unions and workers come together and protested and petitioned their place of work by just not working.
    EX: Great railroad Strike; 1877
    Homestead Strike 1892
  • settlement houses

    settlement houses
    they provide a safe place for poor children and children who need medical care
  • Labor Unions

    Labor Unions
    This were groups of people who advocated for better working conditions of labor workers
  • Haymarket Riot

    Haymarket Riot
    This was a rally near Chicago Haymarket square that turned into a riot after a bomb was thrown (labor activist were to blame) into the police
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    This act prevented monopolization and was made specifically for the railroad industry.
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    She developed Hull Houses. Hull Houses opened opportunities for social openings and educational possibilities for people in the urban Chicago neighborhood.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    This was an act that was enforced by the federal government to prevent monopolization. It also regulates competition between companies
  • Eugene V Debs

    Eugene V Debs
    One of the founding fathers of the The American Railway Union
    - first industrial union,
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    This is when a large amount of people immigrated to Yukon to search and profit out of gold
  • Initiative, Referendum, and Recall

    Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
    This was the POWER the people had towards the law. Granted Citizens to opposed laws and create ideas for others.
  • Muckraker

    These people were reformers who deliver their message through journalism
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair
    Upton Sinclair wrote a novel called "Jungle" that described the unsanitary practice of the meat packing industry
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    An Act that enforces that all vending food or drugs should be labeled appropriately and that they aren't pampered with.
  • Social Gospel

    Social Gospel
    Protestant ministers called for social reforms such as
    -Abolition of Child Labor
    -Safer working conditions
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Dollar Diplomacy
    This was when the US used its finances to demonstrate the power of shipping across the Earth.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    A group that was created to regulate the amount of money in circulayion
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    This amendment gave congress the power to tax personal incomes
  • 17th amendment

    17th amendment
    Enacted that state senators will b elected by state legislators.
    Senators will be elected by popular vote
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    This amendment prohibited intoxicating alcoholic beverages
  • Tea Pot Dome Scandal

    Tea Pot Dome Scandal
    The secretary of the interior leased oil rich government land at teapot dome in exchange for personal bribes
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    No state could deny a citizen to vote based on there sex
  • Samuel Gompers

    Samuel Gompers
    He was a union leader
    President of American Federation of Labor
  • Clarence Darrow

    Clarence Darrow
    He represented scopes at the "monkey trial" on evolution in 1925