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Exam 21.Progressives- a.Sought to soften the impact of industrialization and immigrationb.Wanted to make a good societyc.Coined the term pragmatism2.Pragmatism-a.To change anything the environment must change3.Muckrakers-a.Men that went into factories disguised as workers and found all the wrong-doings and tried to clean it upb.They “raked the muck” out of the companiesc.Told the newspapers stories 4.Margaret Sanger-a.Founder of Planned Parenthoodb.After leaving her husband and six kids in U.S. she went to England and Paris to tell women about abortion, which was illegal, she was arrested and sent back to the U.S. where she continued to tell people about abortion and this got her arrested again.5.19thAmendment-a.Gave women the right to vote.b.June 19, 19196.Atlanta Compromise-a.Booker T. Washingtonb.an agreement struck in 1895 between Booker T. Washington, president of the Tuskegee Institute, and other African-American leaders, and Southern white leaders7.NAACP-a.Started by whites then W.E.B. Dubois, a black Harvard Graduate with a PHD, became chairman.b.He is moving to get more blacks educated. Wanted to motivate black community not to start shit.c.Says that the Atlantic Compromise is crap8.Robert Lafollette-a.Started the movement to clean up corruptionb.Governor of Wisconsinc.Came up with company income tax9.Councilman-a.let people elect them-run the city (Texas)10.City manager- a.hire people to run it-clean up corruption (Virginia)11.Teddy Roosevelt-a.Went to Harvard, he is pro-big laborb.His wife and his mother died on the same day which led him to leave his infant son with his sister in New York and move to a cattle farm. After that he became a sheriff and cleaned everything up really. He moved back to NY and went into politics b/c the Pres. Was really good at talking people into getting what he wanted and Teddy wanted to clean up his corruption.c.Started Northern Securities- predatory trust that had to be dismantled
12.Square Deal-a.1903- Coal miners in Colorado go on strike and the owners (Railroad) shut down the mine. The workers ended up getting a 10% raise and the railroad could jack the price up.13.New Nationalism- a.1912- “can’t bust up all the trusts”b.New cabinet positionsc.Valued consolidation in the economy14.New Freedom- a.Rejected economic consolidation saying that competition was better for the economy15.Great White Fleet-a.Theodore created the newest navy from Norway and sent it all over the world to impresseveryone and ended up starting an arms race which ultimately started the WWI16.Trusts-a.monopolies17.Roosevelt Corollary-a.“We are the police of Western hemisphere don’t come over here and mess with us”b.Lasted 15 years, it was created to keep foreign nations from loans or something…18.Panama Canal-a.We wanted to do this since 1840s and we all thought the British were gunna build it

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