state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the southern states
JIMCROW
established "separate but equal"
PLESSYVFERGUSON
using government power to make large institutions play by a set of rules
PROGRESSIVES
A journalist who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
MUCKRAKER
a book that exposed the filthy conditions at meat packaging places
THEJUNGLE
this is used for presidential elections
SECRETBALLOT
a process that allows citizens to bypass their state legislature by placing proposed statutes
INITIATIVE
a measure that appears on the ballot
REFERENDUM
allows the people to replace or remove an official before their term has ended
RECALL
the amendment that allows the congress to collect taxes
16THAMENDMENT
Direct election of US senators
17THAMENDMENT
an action where a country extends its power by acquisition of territories
IMPERIALISM
a nation that governs itself, free from unwanted outside interference
NATIONALISM
add as an extra part to a document
ANNEX
crude exaggeration
YELLOWJOURNALISM
a small nation dependent on one crop of foreign capital
BANANAREPUBLIC
the geographical area in which one nation is very influencial
SPHEREOFINFLUENCE
a term used in foreign affairs
OPENDOORPOLICY
granting equal trade opportunities to all countries
OPENDOORPOLICY
an addition to the Monroe doctrine
ROOSEVELTCOROLLARY