Chapter 4 USH Crossword

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Sep 29, 2016
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Became president of the United states when he was only 43 years old. He gained the reputation of smart energetic, and opinionated. Theodore Roosevelt
Roosevelt created a program that he used office and its powers convince americans of the need for change and to push through his reform proposals. The goals of the programmer to keep the wealthy and powerful from taking advantage of small business owners and the poor. Square Deal
It provided federal agents to inspect any meat sold across state lines, and required federal inspection of meat processing plants. Meat Inspection Act
Placed the same controls on other foods and on medicines. Also banned the interstate shipment of impure food and the mislabeling of food and drugs. Pure Food And Drug Act
A california naturalist whose efforts had led to congress to create yosemite national park in 1890. John Muir
Roosevelt drew on the ideas of the "rational use" ideas of this person, who led to the Division of Forestry in the U.S. department of Agriculture. Gifford Pinchot
(acronym) Congress passed this in 1902, which gave the federal government the power to divide where and how water would be distributed. NRA
Roosevelt traveled around the country speaking about this. A program to restore the government's trustbusting power. New Nationalism
The taft-Roosevelt battle split the republican party as an election neared. Progressives bolted from the republican party and set up this party. Progressive Party
In 1906, Roosevelt got congress to pass this, which gave the ICC strong enforcement powers. Hepburn Act
Democrats gained an opportunity for this candidate to win. Woodrow Wilson
William shaped his ideas into this program. New Freedom
gave congress the power to do. sixteenth amendment
acronym that made wilson push the congress to pass. FRA
In 1914 william persuaded congress to create this. FTC
acronym congress passed which strengthened earlier antitrust laws. CAA
due to the gilded age this emerged in the 1890s. progressivism
a community center that provided social services to the urban poor. Settlement house
an election which citizens themselves vote to elect nominees for upcoming elections. Direct primary
gave citizens the power to remove public servants from the office before their terms ended. Recall
she belived that women were hurt by the unfair prices of goods they had to buy to run their homes. Florence Kelley
She thought that family life and womens health would improve if mothers had less children. Margaret Sanger
acronym for people trying to get the voting rights of women. NAWSA
to make america great again. Americanization
separate but equal acronym. PVF
groups that made loans and provided legal assistance. Mutualistas

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Progressive Era Review Crossword

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Feb 23, 2016
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The banning of alcoholic beverages Prohibition
Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in mass circulation magazines during the 20th Century muckrakers
Book written by Sinclair focusing on the conditions of the meatpacking industry The Jungle
Dictated strict cleanliness for meatpackers and created the program of federal meat inspection Meat Inspection Act
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Wanted Equality for All Races NAACP
Another name for the Progressive Party and name used for when Roosevelt ran again against Taft Bull Moose Party
Strictly limited the distribution of free passes, a common form of bribery, Also ICC Power to set maximum railroad rates Hepburn Act
Granted Women the Right to Vote in 1919 Nineteenth Amendment
What became, by 1911, the largest women’s group in the nation’s history? (abbrev) WCTU
The Seventeenth amendment called for the direct, popular election of____ Senators
One of the co – founders of the National Women Suffrage Association Susan B Anthony
Who promised, during the presidential election of 1908. to lower tariffs, then raised them once taking office? William Taft
European war that brought an end to the Progressive movement World War I
Became the president as a result of the Election of 1912? Woodrow Wilson
Progressive women's reformer who led the settlement house movement Jane Addams
Supreme Court decision that allowed Jim Crow segregation in the south Plessy v Ferguson
African American reformer who stressed self-improvement for blacks and is known for his "Atlanta Compromise" speech Booker T Washington
Aggressive African American Reformer who led the 1905 Niagra Movement WEB DuBois
Low-cost multi family housing often associated with the urban problems of the Gilded Age Tenmenet
Established a graduated income tax Sixteenth Amendment
Heavily regulated big business; supported unions Clayton Anti-Trust Act
The various reform goals of Roosevelt's presidency are also known as the Square Deal
Movement that stressed to honor God, people must put aside their own desires & help other people, especially the poor Social Gospel Movement

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US History Crossword Puzzle

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Apr 28, 2016
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major ideas found in the US Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial Magna Carta
foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and a trial by jury English Bill of Rights
written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain DOI
Gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states 13th Amendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the US 14th Amendment
gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
provided a direct election of senators 17th Amendment
gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
the right of 18 years old to vote 26th Amendment
document, which formed the first government of the US near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government. AOC
a document outlining the basic form and rules of the US government US Constitution
essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution Federalist Papers
first 10 amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process Bill of Rights
peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peaces organiz Fourteen Points
treaty that ended WW2. Was extremely harsh on Germany Treaty of Versailles
Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after WW2. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy Truman Doctrine

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U.S. Government Crossword

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Apr 11, 2016
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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

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Progressive and Imperialism Vocabulary Crossword

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Apr 5, 2017
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Description by President Roosevelt of his personal approach to current social problems. Square Deal
A landmark federal statue passed by Congress in 1890. Sherman Anti-trust Act
Further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power. Dollar Diplomacy
Refers to negotiating peacefully with other nations. Big Stick Policy
Convinced that all of Latin America was vulnerable to European attack. Roosevelt Corollary
Canal across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Panama Canal
System in which support is given only to countries whose beliefs are analogous. Moral Diplomacy
Protection of equal privileges among countries trading with China. Open Door Policy
Style of newspaper reporting that emphasized sensationalism over facts. Yellow Journalism
Political party formed primarily to express the agrarian protest of the late 19th century. Populist Party
Applied to a variety of responses to the economic and social problems rapid industrialization introduced to America. Progressive
An action that involves a country extending its power by the acquisition of territories. Imperialism
Indicated complete abstinence, meaning no drinking of alcohol. Temperance Movement
The origin of the income tax. 16th Amendment
Senators were elected by state legislatures. 17th Amendment
Caused by the widespread belief that the consumption of alcohol was deteriorating America's health. 18th Amendment
Granted women the right to vote. 19th Amendment
Ratified into the U.S. Constitution on January 23,1933. 20th Amendment
Result of the failed prohibition of alcohol in the United States. 21st Amendment
All citizens vote to select nominees for upcoming elections. Direct Primary
A petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote. Initiative
Voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before the term has ended. Recall
Direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal. Referendum
An act signed by President Roosevelt that prohibited the sale of adulterated or misbranded livestock and derived products. Meat Inspection Act
Legislation that would prevent" the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs or medicines, and liquors. Pure Food And Drug Act

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The Constitution and American Government Crossword

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Jan 23, 2017
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set of fundamental principles and established precedents for the states and national government to follow Constitution
the government does not have absolute power over the people Constitutionalism
non-elected officials that make decisions unlike elected representatives Bureaucracy
first ten amendments added to the constitution Bill of Rights
when the people rule over the government and its power Democracy
thought of one’s own belief/actions cannot be controlled by another force-unless said actions hinder or hurt another Liberty
representation based off of population of a state and are elected House of Representatives
where each branch of government is separated Separation of Powers
where branches of government are divided and share power to keep the other in check and balance Checks and Balances
when the courts see if an act is constitutional or not Judicial Review
natural rights of life, liberty, and property that the government cannot impede or take away Inalienable Rights
when the states remained sovereign and independent, and the national government had little to no power over the states. Gov could make treaties and alliances, but could not tax Articles of Confederation
idea of devolution, to give back power from the federal gov to the state gov New Federalism
separation of power between the state and national government Federalism
powers shared by the federal and state government Concurrent Powers
Article 8 in the Constitution, limited Congress powers (i.e: lay and collect taxes, to establishing post offices) and created the criteria of laws to be “necessary and proper” Enumerated Powers
laid the groundwork for Judicial review, where the judicial branch reprimanded Congress and created a structurally sound power in the courts Marbury vs Madison
Congress can regulate anything relating to commerce (imports/exports of goods and services) Commerce Clause

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27 Amendments Crossword

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Nov 11, 2016
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Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition One
bear arms two
Conditions for quarters of soldiers three
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search four
Presumption of Innocence five
Right to a speedy trial six
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers seven
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture eight
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means nine
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules ten
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state eleven
Revises presidential election procedures twelve
Abolishes slavery thirteen
Defines citizenship fourteen
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race fithteen
Income tax sixteenth
Popular Election of Senators seventeen
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors eighteen
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote nineteen
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect twenty
Repeal of 18th Amendment twenty one
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms twenty two
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System twenty three
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections twenty four
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability twenty five
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older twenty six
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members twenty seven

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Chapter 17: Reconstruction Crossword

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Jun 13, 2016
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A process that took place from 1865 till 1877. Reconstruction
It offered an official pardon to those who formerly supported the rebellion. Ten Percent Plan
A group that provided food, education, and legal help to certain poor southerners and freed-people. Freedmen's Bureau
This required African Americans to sign work contracts, creating working conditions to be very similar to ones as slaves. Black Codes
This made the south be divided into 5 districts and to be controlled by U.S. military commanders. Reconstruction Acts
This caused all remaining federal troops to be removed from the south. Compromise of 1877
These enforced segregation. Jim Crow Laws
This ruling allowed segregation in "separate-but-equal" facilities. Plessy v. Ferguson
When landowners provide land and materials for farming, and sharecroppers provide the labor. Sharecropping
A special payment people had to pay before voting. poll tax
Democrats who brought their party back to power in the south. Redeemers
Northern-born Republicans who had moved to the south after the war. Carpetbaggers
A change to the constitution that allowed male African Americans to vote. Fifteenth Amendment
Gave African Americans the same legal rights as white Americans. Civil Rights Act of 1866
It made slavery illegal throughout the United States. Thirteenth Amendment

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AP Government Vocabulary - Skylar Carr Crossword

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an approach that separates itself from direct lobbying through the act of asking the general public to contact legislators and government officials concerning the issue at hand, as opposed to conveying the message to the legislators directly. grassroots lobbying
Congress- A group of members of congress sharing some interest or charasticics. State- A system for selecting conventional delegates used in about a dozen mostly rural states in which voters must show up at a set time and attend an open meeting to express their presidential preference. caucus
Government controlled directly by citizens. Procedures in some states such as the initiative, the referendum, and the recall give voters a direct impact on policymaking and the political process by means of the voting booth and can therefore be considered forms of direct democracy. direct democracy
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services. block grants
an unintentional failure to notice or do something oversight
is a trend or process whereby a large portion of the electorate abandons its previous partisan affiliation, without developing a new one to replace it. It is contrasted with realignment. dealignment
Use of the federal budget- taxes, spending, and borrowing- to influence the economy; along with monetary policy, a main tool by which the government can attempt to steer the economy. It is almost entirely determined by Congress and the president. fiscal policy
a regular election of candidates for office, as opposed to a primary election general election
a type of primary election used to choose candidates who will run in the general election. In a closed primary, only voters registered for the party which is holding the primary may vote. closed primary
Ends a filibuster in the Senate motion for cloture
a political committee that can solicit and spend unlimited sums of money super pac
A way of organizing a nation so that 2 or more levels of Government have formal authority over the same land and people. It’s a system of shared power between units of government. federalism
The process where individuals in a society acquire political attitudes, views, and knowledge based on inputs from family, schools the media and others. political socialization
those specifically named in the Constitution. They are sometimes called delegated powers or enumerated powers. expressed powers
occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the successor's term begins. lame duck period
general elections in the United States that are held two years after the quadrennial (four-year) elections for the President of the United States midterm election
the privilege of sending mail without payment of postage. franking privilege
A communication by someone other than a citizen acting on her/his own behalf directed to a governmental decision maker with the hope to influencing her/his decision. lobbying
an individual's stance on a given issue, policy, or person is more likely to be strictly defined by their identification with a particular political party party polarization
Legal briefs submitted by a “friend of the court” for the purpose of influencing a court’s decision by raising additional points of view and presenting information not contained in the briefs of the formal parties. amicus curiae
A judicial philosophy in which judges play minimal policymaking roles, leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures. judicial activism
political journalism of elections that resembles coverage of horse races because of the focus on polling data, public perception instead of candidate policy, and almost exclusive reporting on candidate differences rather than similarities. horse race journalism
: Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as individuals, particularly by cutting through bureaucratic red tape to get people what they think they have a right to her. casework
A mutually dependant and advantageous relationship between interest groups interesting in a particular policy, government agencies that administer that policy, and the congressional committees and subcommittees that handle it. issue network
a team of men and women seeking to gain office in an election political party
practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan gerrymandering
the staff that work within the white house white house staff
a strategy unique to the Senate whereby opponents of a piece of legislation use their right to unlimited debate to prevent the Senate from ever voting on a bill filibuster
regulations originating with the executive branch, method that presidents can use to control the bureaucracy executive orders
an electoral “earthquake” where new issues emerge, new coalitions replace old ones, and the majority party is often displaced by the minority party, critical election periods are sometimes marked by national crisis and may require more than one election to bring about a new party era critical election
federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state and local governments, businesses, colleges, and other institutions in a congressional district pork barrel spending
policies for which congress has obligated itself to pay X level of benefits to Y number of recipients entitlements
the practice of exchanging favors, especially in politics by reciprocal voting for each other's proposed legislation. logrolling
Government manipulation of the supply of money in private hands monetary policy
a constitutional doctrine that ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitutional rights of American citizens that are enshrined in the Bill of Rights selective incorporation
a view that the Constitution should be interpreted according to the original intent of the Framers and many conservatives support this view original intent
the legal right to vote in political elections suffrage
the pattern of spending, taxing, and providing grants in the federal system fiscal federalism
a writ seeking judicial review writ of certiorari
the process of taking legal action litigation
expenditures that are determined by how many eligible beneficiaries there are for a program or by previous obligations of the government and that Congress therefore cannot easily control uncontrollable spending
the belief that one’s political participation really matters and that there one vote can make a difference political efficacy
the regular pattern in which women are more likely to support Democratic candidates, in part because they tend to be less conservative than men gender gap
an electoral district that returns one office holder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature single member districts
a type of veto occurring when Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill to the president and the president simply lets the bill die by neither signing or vetoing it pocket veto
is the process of drawing United States electoral district boundaries redistricting
in elections in the United States, is a political campaign communication that expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate that is not made in cooperation, consultation or concert with or at the request or suggestion of a candidate, candidate’s authorized committee or political party. independent expenditures

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Progressive Era Crossword

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Oct 18, 2017
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Face of the Women's Suffrage movement. SusanBAnthony
1st President during the Progressive Era (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt
2nd President during the Progressive Era (1909-1913) William Howard Taft
President during World War I (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson
Started investigative journalism Ida Tarbell
Wrote, "The Jungle". Upton Sinclair
The 16th Amendment pertains to the _____ tax. Income
The 17th Amendment allows for the direct election of _____. Senators
The 18th Amendment prohibited the consumption of _____. Alcohol
The 19th Amendment allowed for ______ to vote. Women
When voters add an item to the ballot. This is called an _______. Initiative
The actual vote that takes place during the initiative is called _____? Referendum
The ability for voters to have a new election to replace a local official already in office is called? Recall
To search for or expose real or alleged corruption, especially in business and politics. Muckraker
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP
Women's Christian Temperance Union WCTU
Founded the NAACP WEB Dubois
Founded the Hull House Jane Addams
Outdoor Enthusiast John Muir

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The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

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