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What is a progressivism?

What is a progressivism?


School: University of Houston
Department: OTHER
Course: U.S. History Since 1877
Professor: Carlos cantu
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: history, Vocabulary, and midterm
Cost: 50
Name: HIST 1378, Midterm Study Guide
Description: Covers the terms going to be given on the word ID part.
Uploaded: 10/06/2018
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HIST 1378: The US Since 1877 

What is a progressivism?

Identification of Terms (40%) 

Six of the following terms will appear on the exam out of which you will need to  address 4.A good response should have at least 3-4 good sentences.  

Wounded Knee 

- 1890, Battle b/w US military troops and Lakota Sioux Indians at Wounded  Knee Creek in South Dakota, resulted in deaths of 300 Sioux men, women  and children. Was last major battle of Indian wars of late 19th century.

- Significance: Consequences of US expansion, marked end of armed Indian  resistance in the West

Freedman’s Bureau 

- Government organization that sent gov. officials down South to give  opportunities for slaves (education, loans, land). Less than 1% actually got  benefits.

Working Class 

- During Industrial Revolution, there were so many problems dealing with child  labor, harmful & unhealthy conditions in the workplace, and low pay for hard  labor. Started many labor unions and groups hoping for change and reform.

Who is Emilio Aguinaldo?

Dawes Act 

- Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the US and the  territories over the Indians.  

Open Door 

- Proposed by Hay in which all nations would have equal trading and  development rights throughout all of China. This would put imperialist powers equal to China. This would also keep European powers from dividing up  Congo Basin and China.  


- Haymarket Martyr Louis Ling convicted of sedition in Haymarket bombings,  sentenced to death. Claimed that they had no proof that he was guilty. He  helped make bombs but claimed that the ones at the Haymarket were not  his. Condemned not b/c of murder, but anarchy. Spoke out about injustice of  police force.  

Emilio Aguinaldo

- Filipino general and politician who fought first against Spain & later against  US for independence of Philippines. Was first president of Philippines. Played  significant role in fight against US and Spanish desires for imperialism.  

What is a Freedman’s Bureau ?

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- Era of reforms, starting change in industrial life, women’s suffrage, working  class, black rights, and temperance. Progressives were reformers who wished  to use the powers inherent in government to change American society in  ways that they considered positive. We also discuss several other topics like hbo go wsu

Espionage Act 

- Made it a crime for any person to convey info intended to interfere w/ the US  armed forces prosecution of the war effort or to promote the success of the  country’s enemies.

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