Project: Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T . Washington Essay

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Progressivism Study Guide

Define the following terms/people from Chapters 5, 7, and 8

Chapter 5 1. Ellis Island – The checkpoint for the East coast 2. Angel Island – The checkpoint for the West coast.
Chinese Exclusion Act – allowed the U.S. to suspense Chinese immigration, a ban that was intended to last 10 years. This law was repealed by theMagnuson Act on December 17, 1943. 3. 4. Tenement (dumbbell tenement) – a apartment style housing, some can be the size of a small class room. 5. Joseph Pulitzer – a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer introduced the techniques of "new journalism" to the newspapers 6. Gilded Age – a time of enormous growth that attracted millions from Europe. Railroads were the major industry, but the factory system, mining, and labor unions also gained in importance.
Chapter 7 7. Booker T. Washington – A black that wanted to work for respect or power. 8. W.E.B. DuBois – A black that wanted to demand respect and power.
Chapter 8 9. Progressivism – the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society. 10. Muckraker – one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage). 11. Jacob Riis – Exposed poor living conditions. 12. Upton Sinclair - Wrote the Jungle, and he revealed the meat packaging industry 13. Ida Tarbell – – Exposed the ruthless business acts. 14. Frank Norris – Plight of Farmers and wrote the Octopus book. 15. Lewis Hine – A photo journalist that took pics of child labor 16. Jane Addams – a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull House in Chicago, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in woman suffrage and world peace 17. Settlement House – An institution in an inner-city area providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community. 18. Suffrage – The right to vote. 19. Nineteenth Amendment - Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation
NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 20. 21. Meat Inspection Act – A act to check meats since meat was not clean. 22. Pure Food and Drug Act – 23. Theodore Roosevelt – The 26th…