Progressive Era Test Review

Progressive Era Test Review
Test Wednesday/ Thursday
Theodore Roosevelt
• Reduced the power of the trusts. Began
conservation of wildlife.
• Progressive politician Bob La Follette.
• Called “Battling’ Bob,” he was Governor of
Wisconsin and later a United States
Senator. As governor of Wisconsin, he
promoted reforms in state government.
Jane Addams
• - founder of Hull House.
• It was the model for the Settlement House
Ida Tarbell
• Her main work was an expose of the
Standard Oil Trust.
• She showed how Rockefeller and his
company had used unfair practices such
as artificially low transportation rates and
bribery to drive smaller companies out of
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
In 1869, the two formed the NWSA and in
1890, they joined with others to create the
Upton Sinclair
Wrote the novel “The Jungle.”
• aroused public concern for the quality &
impurities in processed meats
• Resulting in the passage of federal foodinspection laws.
Lincoln Steffens
• wrote about the horrible life of the poor
and the poor conditions in the tenement
districts in his book “The Shame of the
W.E.B. DuBois
• Started the NAACP
• First African American to receive a
Harvard PhD
• Encouraged the participation in higher
learning to challenge the white dominant
Booker T. Washington
• Founded the Tuskegee Institute
• Believed that the cooperation with
supportive whites was the only way to
overcome racism
• Encouraged African Americans to learn a
Progressive Era
• Occurred in the early 20th century leading
to economic, social and political reforms
Labor Union
• An organized association of workers, often
in a trade or profession, formed to protect
and further their rights and interests
Collective Bargaining
• Form of negotiation between the union
and the employer.
• The right to vote.
• Controlling by way of gifts and privileges.
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
• Prohibited monopolies.
• One who spreads scandals about another
for their advantage
17th Amendment
18th Amendment
• Prohibition of Alcohol
19th Amendment
• Voting rights for women
• Unhealthy working conditions, unequal
pay, long hours, wage cuts
• Gave more people control in the
• Citizens had larger control in the
government process
• Manage and save wildlife from urban