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Crash Course USH #27: The Progressive Era

1. How did companies keep cost down and profits high in a competitive market?

2. What did the Sherman-Anti-trust act prevent?

3. What is muckraking?

4. What is the significance of the book The Jungle?

5. What is Ford’s reasoning behind giving his employees higher pay?

6. What are the negative aspects of industrialization?

7. How did we move towards a more direct democracy during the progressive era?

8. What is the significance of Plessy vs. Ferguson?

9. Describe Booker T. Washington. Was he pro or anti segregation, why?

10. What did W.E.B. Dubois create?