Social studies vocabulary

fujubomi's version from 2016-02-24 19:23


Question Answer
Disfranchice To take away the vote from person or group of people
Jim Crow system The pattern of segregation and discrimination developed in 1890
Populism A political movement that involves putting the common people against an economic or political elite using a folksy appeal to people's common sense
Lynching The killing of a suspect without trail,usually by mob action
Textile Thread,yarn,cloth, and clothes
Pandemic A world wide epidemic
Deflation Falling prices
Prohibition The outlawing of all alcoholic beverage
CapitalistA person who invest in bisiness and runs them for profit
TrustA combination of corporations that reduces or may reduce competition
Yellow journalism A type of journalism that uses sensational reporting and crusades against corruption and justice
Women's suffrage The right for women to vote

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