Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Progressive Era in the U.S.

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Progressive Era in the U.S.
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Jim Crow
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
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muckrakers
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
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Progressive Era
The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890s to the 1920s
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Progressive Era
The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890s to the 1920s
muckrakers
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
Jim Crow
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
19th Amendment
The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex
pragmatism
Pragmatism as a philosophical tradition began in the United States around 1870
Ida Tarbell
Ida Minerva Tarbell was an American teacher, author and journalist

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