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					What was the ”square deal?”

Teddy Roosevelt’s efforts to
 protect rights of workers &
      common people
How was the 1902 Coal Strike a
 favorable turn for organized

Roosevelt forced the two sides to
come together & negotiate instead
    of siding with management
 (Government intervention when
  strike threatens public interest)
 What did the Hepburn Act
        (1906) do?

 Strengthened the Interstate
   Commerce Commission by
allowing it to regulate RR rates
  Which amendment provided
direct election of Senators? Why
   did people want this? What
  group initially proposed this?

 The 17th amendment, People
 felt the Senate only served the
   interests of the wealthy and
      powerful, the Populists
Which amendment outlawed the
    use of alcohol? What
 movement pushed for this?

  The 18th Amendment, The
 Temperance Movement – they
 believed alcohol was at root of
        social problems
What is the NAWSA? What was
           its goal?

 National Americans Women
 Suffrage Association, the vote
          for women
  What woman had a strong
impact on both the abolitionist
   movement and women's

      Susan B. Anthony
Which amendment gave women
the right to vote? When was it

    19th amendment, 1920
Who was the leader of the work
      for labor reform?

        Florence Kelly
Identify two ways progressives
 tried to help working people.

 10 hour work day, end child
  labor, improved workplace
What was the purpose of the
 Sherman Anti-Trust Act?

regulate trusts and monopolies
Which 1914 law strengthened the
    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
   and extended protection to
workers and farm organizations?

     Clayton Anti-Trust Act
What racist terrorist group formed
in Tennessee after the Civil War?
What were the three groups they
   worked hardest to oppress?

 the Ku Klux Klan (KKK); Blacks,
    Roman Catholics, and Jews
Who founded the NAACP? What
      was it’s purpose?

W.E.B. DuBois, to gain greater
  political/social equality for
   Name two things the
   Muckrakers exposed.

the political corruption, poor
  working/living conditions,
     unsafe food/drugs,
What was the purpose of the
Meat Inspection Act? What
book helped bring it about?

 It insured that meats were
prepared under proper sanitary
   conditions, The Jungle by
         Upton Sinclair
What party ran Teddy Roosevelt as
 its candidate & pushed for the 8
    hour day, workmen’s comp-
 ensation, and women’s suffrage?

   Bull Moose Party (election of
What group wanted to set aside
large pieces of land for national

Conservationists (like John Muir)
 Who started the “settlement
house” movement to help care
for poor women and children?

       Jane Addams
   Name two steps taken by
   progressives to eliminate
      political corruption.

Recall (corrupt officials could be
     voted out), referendum,
   initiative, primaries (voters
        choose candidates)
What kinds of steps did “reform
mayors” take to clean up their

Works programs, government
 control of transportation &
   utilities, open meetings
  Identify two of Woodrow
Wilson’s big financial reforms.

Federal Income Tax, Federal
 Reserve System (the FED),
 lower tariffs, Federal Trade
     Commission (FTC)

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