Vocabulary Practice The next bunch of slides are practice vocabulary. Quiz yourself!
1919- Made the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages illegal.
People who organized in order to create a ban on alcohol. -Carry Nation -Francis Willard -Women’s Christian Temperance Union
1920- Guaranteed the right to vote regardless of sex (women can vote)
Founder of Hull House in Chicago, a settlement house for the poor.
Nickname for people who worked for change during the Progressive Movement
The movement of people from rural areas (like the country) to cities
Building in a poor or ethnic neighborhood that offered services, education, and activities.
Changed in gov’t hiring process that focused on merit rather than connections.
Journalists who tried to improve society through their investigative reporting and photography. Exposed health conditions, corruption in government, and social problems.
Book by Upton Sinclair which exposed the abuses of the meat packing industry
1906 Law passed as a result of Upton Sinclair’s novel, The Jungle. Authorized the inspection of all meat products shipped in interstate commerce (from state to state)
The ban on alcoholic beverages in the U.S. after the 18th Amendment
1906 Law- Forbidding the manufacture and sale of dishonestly labeled product: All products must have ingredients listed
1890 Law – Prohibited monopolies
Law that monitored railroads in order to restrict unfair business practices
Individuals who protest and defend individual rights. Ex. Jane Addams
President Theodore Roosevelt’s idea that all people should have an opportunity to succeed in the U.S.