Income from the forest

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muckraker: Muckrakers were investigative reporters and writers during the Progressive Era(1890–1920) who wrote about corruption and injustices in order to make changes in society. 

recall: can remove an elected representative from office.

initiative:voters can propose and vote for new laws.

referendum:legislator propose a law, voters vote on it.

the jungle:Book on the meat packing industry

bully pulpit:the ability to use the office of the presidency to promote a particular program and/or to influence Congress to accept legislative proposals.

food and drug act:Passed in 1906, the first law to regulate manufacturing of food and medicines; prohibited dangerous additives and inaccurate labeling.

meat inspection act: Passed in 1906 largely in reaction to Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, the law set strict standards of cleanliness in the meatpacking industry.

interstate commerce act:established the federal government's right to oversee railroad activities-required railroads to public their rate schedules and file them with the government.

goal of NAACP: to promote full racial equality.

assembly line: scientific management inspired the creation of the )blank blank) at the ford motor company.

17th amendment: allowed citizens to directly vote for their senators.

goals of prohibitionists: protecting social welfare,promoting moral improvement,creating economic reform, and fostering efficiency.

women obtain their goal with 14th amendment 

roosevelts position on trust: though that trust and other large business organization were efficient and part of the reason for the property of u.S. Felt that monopoly power of some trusts hurt the public interest.

gillford pinchot: head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them.

16th amendment: Ratified in 1913 Allowing the federal government to impose an income tax

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