U.S. History Topic 11 Test

Florence Kelley
Called attention to the working conditions at the free house
National Consumers League
A group of investigate the working conditions of food products
Temperance Movement
A movement to stay alcohol free
Suffrage
The ability to vote
Margaret Sanger
The first to use birthcontrol
Ida B. Wells
A lead woman activist
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Carrie Champman Catt
An advocate of woman’s suffrage
National American Women Suffrage Association
(NAWSA) A group focused on state/national right to vote
Alice Paul
Lead suffrage advocate
19th Amendment
Women’s right to vote
17th Amendment
Established the popular election of U.S. Senators by the people of the States
18th Amendment
Prohibition of alcohol
16th Amendment
Income tax
Progressivism
A reform act in the early 1900s (Teddy Roosevelt)
Muckraker
People who sought to expose the horrors of big business
Lincoln Steffens
A reporter whose articles were released in the book “The Shame of the Cities”
Jacob Riis
Muckraking journalist and photographer
Upton Sinclair
Muckraking author of “The Jungle”
Social Gospel
Christian faith practices as a call not just to personal conservation, but to social reform
Settlement House
An institution in an inner-city area providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community
Jane Addams
A leader in woman’s suffrage and world peace
Direct Primary
An election in which voters choose candidates to run on a party’s ticket in a subsequent election for public office
Initiative
To act and take charge independently and before others do
Referendum
A general vote by the electoral on a single political question that has been referred to them for a direct decision
Recall
To bring back