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Page 1of 7History 2057Lesson #5Jane Addams –Jane Addams was a social reformer from Chicago. In the early 1900s she was a proponent of the important that women played in the raising of children as compared to men. Shebelieved that men should make the money and women should spend it. She attempted to increasethe suffrage of women and fought for their rights. She also founded Chicago’s Hull House in 1889.“Boss” Tweed- William M. Tweed was head of the famed Tweed Ring in New York. In the late 1800s to the early 1900s he led a political machine in which he used to raise himself through the ranks of government. He was most famous for the Estate he attempted to build which was estimated at a cost of more than 13 million. Atlanta Compromise– was a philosophy adopted by many whites and a few blacks in the 1890s that called for the acknowledgement of white domination. It called for a slow progression of self-improvement and looked down upon those who depended upon lawsuits are large over righteous movements.Grange– The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was founded by Oliver H. Kelley in 1867. The Grange provided cultural, social, and educational activities to its members and rejected all notions of including politics. It grew rapidly in the 1870s and helped expand agricultural areas by setting up stores and many other agricultural supportive entities. William Jennings Bryan– was a politician in the 1890s and was a major voice of the Democratic Party. He was their presidential candidate for three races and he served two terms as a member of the House of Representatives. He was an opponent of Darwinism and denounced the major banking system.
Page 2of 7History 2057Lesson #5NAACP– the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was created in 1909 and was one of the most important organizations in charge of fighting for civil rights. They did their best to influence all entities to fight for equal rights.Plessy v. Ferguson– A major Supreme Court case in 1896 that set in place a “separate but equal” standard and upheld a Louisiana law that blacks and whites must ride separate railcars. The ruling was overturned in 1954Sherman Anti-Trust Act– was passed by Congress in 1890 and was the first time Congress attempted to regulate big business. Presented harsh punishments for those that violated the anti-trust laws and was weakened in 1895 with the ruling of the Supreme Court.

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