Final Jeopardy Vocabulary People Economic Political $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Social $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 The time period know as rebuilding the south after the civil war What is Reconstruction? This connection helped settle the frontier and expand the economy What is the Transcontinental Railroad? Crusading journalists who exposed problems of corruption in the government What are muckrakers? People who fought for the right for women to vote Who are suffragists? The difference between a stronger federal government vs. stronger state governments and a cause of the Civil War What is states rights? Nicknamed the trust buster for his opposition to big business (also passes conservation and food safety reforms) Who is Teddy Roosevelt ? Used vertical integration to gain an advantage over other steel companies Who is Andrew Carnegie ? Wrote the book the Jungle to expose the horrors of the meat packing industry Who is Upton Sinclair? DAILY DOUBLE Henry Ford’s invention that helped make goods faster and less expensive What is the assemble line ? Worked with Jane Adams and Lincoln Stephens to create the NAACP and wrote about racism in America Who is W.E.B. Dubois Large corporations that shut down their smaller competitors What are monopolies and trusts? Corporations used this to make money to invest in this businesses What is Stock? Established during the progressive era to control railroad trade between the states What is the Interstate Commerce Commission The many new factory jobs in American because of industrialization had this effect on immigration What is a pull factor This was called “New Slavery” because freedmen were still tied to the land What is sharecropping? Bribery and the spoils system are examples of this… What is Corruption? The system in which government jobs were given to loyal supporters by elected officials What is the spoils system or Patronage system This reform allows voters to remove an elected official from office What is recall? Exam that must be passed in order to have a federal government job What is the Civil service exam? This is what the court case, Plessey v Ferguson ,made legal What is segregation These were the crowded city buildings where immigrants and factory workers lived What are tenements? Art literature and music that shows the way American culture really was and appealed to the poor and middle classes What is realism? The printing of scandals crime stories and gossip What is yellow journalism? This means becoming “American” or becoming a part of American culture by giving up your old culture What is assimilation? These prevented Asian immigrants form coming to America What are the Chinese Exclusion Act and the Gentlemen's Agreement FINAL JEOPARDY Reform ? 13th amendment, 14th amendment, 15th amendment, Civil service commission, the Wisconsin idea, 17th amendment, and the 19th amendment What are ways the government has been improved to make our country more democratic?