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1 Progressivism Study Guide

2 What movement aims to improve society, government, and the well-being of people?

3 Progressivism

4 Under what process are citizens able to vote for laws passed by the legislature?

5 Referendum

6 During a __________________, voters vote to nominate individuals for upcoming elections.

7 Direct Primary

8 What process can be used to remove a politician from office before the next election?

9 Recall

10 What right did Women fight for (and eventually gain) in the late 1800s-early 1900s? (What is the specific term?

11 Suffrage

12 What is the term for journalists who alerted the public about wrongdoing in society, politics, or business?

13 Muckraker

14 What process can be used by citizens to pass law through obtaining enough signatures from voters?

15 Initiative

16 What did the 19th Amendment do?

17 Women can vote

18 What court case made regulating abortion illegal during the first trimester of a pregnancy?

19 Roe v. Wade

20 What progressive movement protects natural resources?

21 Conservationism

22 What organization was led by Carrie Chapmen Catt and worked to get women the right to vote?

23 National American Women’s Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

24 What law aims to level the playing field and make up for years of discrimination?

25 Affirmative Action

26 What theory advocates for the political, economic, and social equality of women and men?

27 Feminism

28 What organization that was established by Betty Friedan aims to allow women to fully participate in American Society?

29 National Organization for Women (NOW

30 What were the goals of progressivism?

31 To bring change and positive change in society

32 What were the major causes of Progressivism?

33 Problems related to Industrialization and Urbanization

34 What were the goals of the National Consumer’s League?

35 Improve working conditions and equality in factories

36 What laws were the result of the Jungle?

37 Meat Inspection Act and Pure Drug and Food Act

38 What was the meeting where women formally demanded a right to vote?

39 Seneca Falls Convention

40 What law caused Hoover Dam to be built?

41 National Reclamation Act

42 What were the major reform groups of the Progressive Era that we studied?

43 Settlement Houses, Social Gospel, Women’s Christian Temperence Union, Muckrakers, National Consumers League, NAWSA, NWP, Etc.

44 What social movement provided services to the poor in cities?

45 Settlement House

46 What was the Equal Rights Amendment?

47 A proposed amendment that attempted to prohibit gender discrimination
A proposed amendment that attempted to prohibit gender discrimination. It was not ratified.

48 What group thought that alcohol was the cause of society’s problems?

49 Women’s Christian Temperance Union

50 What document called for women’s right to vote?

51 Declaration of Sentiments

52 What law allows for more incidents of violence to be reported and punished than before?

53 Violence against Women Act

54 How did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 benefit women?

55 It gave feminists a legal tool to fight discrimination


57 Know the reform movement that each of the following people was associated with:

58 Theodore Roosevelt

59 Environment

60 Susan B. Anthony

61 Women’s Suffrage

62 Jacob Riis

63 Poverty

64 Upton Sinclair

65 Business and Industry

66 Alice Paul

67 Women’s Suffrage

68 Carrie Chapman Catt

69 Women’s Suffrage

70 WEB Du Bois

71 Racism

72 John Muir

73 Environment

74 Booker T. Washington

75 Racism

76 Jane Addams

77 Poverty

78 Ida Tarbell

79 Business and Industry

80 Gifford Pinchot

81 Environment

82 Carlos Montezuma

83 Racism

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