Monday, November 5, 2012
Immigration/Industrialization Key Terms
a period during the 1890s to the 1920s where the people had a main goal of purifying the government since it was a time of social Activism and political refor
-someone who writes corrupt things about the goverment for popular magazines.
- a Protestant Christian movement during the early 20th century where they focused on social justice issues.
- a belief that was used to tell social policies due to the quote, "survival of the fittest".
when an immigrant comes to the United States and becomes like a born and raised American having the same values for example.
- having more interest in permanent residents than immigrants.
Europe (Eastern & Southern)-
include the countries Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Italy, Greece, Spain, and Portugal.
- a group of people who have a powerful boss that they help to campaign and help him win the election.
an industrialist who expanded the steel industry in the 1900s.
a description for the control in business over management that promotes things like profits, growth, efficiency, and monopolies.
affected by the population and human landmarks in regards to the areas surrounding it.
A candidate for California governor that was an author who wrote up to 100 books, one of them being
Meat Inspection Act
a law that helps ensure that meat is prepared a sanitary way by preventing mislabeled meat products from being sold as is.
Companies that are not allowed by law own the entire business; Owners that do not go by the law meet with other companies to eliminate some competition and form prices.
Corruption in the political field that can be defined as a bribe so the politician can gain authority.
Hull Houses (Settlement Houses)
Important improvement institutions that were around in the late 19th century and early 20th centuries. One example is Chicago's Hull House.
A woman who studied the development of human society, was a pioneer settlement worker, important figure and leader of women's right to vote, and established the Hull House in Chicago.
A leader of social justice, an American farm worker, co-founded with Dolores Huerta to establish the National Farm Workers Association, or the United Farm Workers.
Immigration Act of 1965
eliminated the quotas that restricted immigration and focused on the families of immigrants. There are many restrictions on visas to 170,000 per year, per country.
An act of moving to a country that one was not born in.
Alexander Graham Bell
A Scientist, inventor, and engineer that thought of new ideas and created the telephone.
A businessman, man who thought of new ideas, and founded a company for taking photos, thus making photography a new trend.
An inventor of many devices that influenced other devices around the world. Some examples are: phonograph, motion picture camera, and the light bulb.
Engineer, inventor, and businessman from England that made the process for making steel easier.
To improve or amend something that does not fit the standards.
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