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1 Progressive Era Vocabulary Moving forward….changing for the better…..

2 WORD: initiative WORD: initiative MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : people bring an idea to the ballot USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. We are writing initiative letters to try to make things better in the world! USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. We are writing initiative letters to try to make things better in the world! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

3 WORD: Referendum WORD: Referendum MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : the state brings an idea to the ballot USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. People had differing opinions on the lottery referendum. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. People had differing opinions on the lottery referendum. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

4 WORD: Recall WORD: Recall MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : voters can remove unsatisfactory (corrupt) government officials USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE : If the president gets arrested for a crime, there should be a recall. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE : If the president gets arrested for a crime, there should be a recall. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

5 WORD: Direct Primary WORD: Direct Primary MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : voter’s choose the candidates to run for their party USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE: The direct primary allows anyone that is qualified a chance to run for an office.. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE: The direct primary allows anyone that is qualified a chance to run for an office.. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

6 WORD: temperance WORD: temperance MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : organized effort to end alcohol consumption USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. Carry Nation led the temperance movement. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. Carry Nation led the temperance movement. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

7 WORD: Progressive WORD: Progressive MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : moving forward; changing for the better USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. We are learning a lot about the Progressive Era! USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. We are learning a lot about the Progressive Era! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

8 WORD: conservation WORD: conservation MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : protection of natural resources USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. Teddy Roosevelt was very concerned about conservation and set aside thousands of acres for national parks. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. Teddy Roosevelt was very concerned about conservation and set aside thousands of acres for national parks. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

9 WORD: Muckraker WORD: Muckraker MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : Journalist who crusaded for change USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The muckrakers would become known for their investigative journalism of corruption and social problems. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The muckrakers would become known for their investigative journalism of corruption and social problems. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

10 WORD: Merit System WORD: Merit System MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : awarding jobs to the best qualified person USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act made the merit system common practice by promoting and hiring government employees based on their ability to perform a job, rather than on their political connections. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act made the merit system common practice by promoting and hiring government employees based on their ability to perform a job, rather than on their political connections. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

11 WORD: Spoils System WORD: Spoils System MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : awarding jobs to your friends, family or supporters USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. After the assassination of James A. Garfield by a rejected office-seeker in 1881, the calls for civil service reform intensified. The end of the spoils system at the federal level came with the passage of the Pendleton Act in USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. After the assassination of James A. Garfield by a rejected office-seeker in 1881, the calls for civil service reform intensified. The end of the spoils system at the federal level came with the passage of the Pendleton Act in IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

12 WORD: Trustbuster WORD: Trustbuster MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : a person working to destroy monopolies or trusts USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. While in office, Roosevelt became a "trust buster" by forcing the great railroad combination in the Northwest to break apart. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. While in office, Roosevelt became a "trust buster" by forcing the great railroad combination in the Northwest to break apart. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

13 WORD: Corruption WORD: Corruption MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : Bribery or kickbacks. Dishonesty USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Progressive Era arose as a response to the vast changes brought by modernization, such as the growth of large corporations and railroads, and fears of corruption in American politics. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Progressive Era arose as a response to the vast changes brought by modernization, such as the growth of large corporations and railroads, and fears of corruption in American politics. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

14 WORD: Civil Service WORD: Civil Service MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : system that includes most government jobs (NOT elected positions, court system or military) USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Civil Service Reform Act is an 1883 federal law that established the United States Civil Service Commission. It eventually placed most federal employees on the merit system and marked the end of the so-called "spoils system." USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. The Civil Service Reform Act is an 1883 federal law that established the United States Civil Service Commission. It eventually placed most federal employees on the merit system and marked the end of the so-called "spoils system." IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

15 WORD: Reform WORD: Reform MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : to change things USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. During the Progressive Era, there was much reform. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. During the Progressive Era, there was much reform. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !

16 WORD: Prohibition WORD: Prohibition MY DEFINITION FOR THE WORD : ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. During the 1920’s, Prohibition made it illegal to manufacture, import, export, sell or transport intoxicating beverages within the United States. USE THE VOCABULARY WORD IN A SENTENCE. During the 1920’s, Prohibition made it illegal to manufacture, import, export, sell or transport intoxicating beverages within the United States. IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD ! IN THE SPACE PROVIDED HERE, DRAW A PICTURE OF THE WORD !


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