By Luis Escalante
Definition-The Spoils System was the name given to the practice of hiring and firing federal workers when presidential administrations changed in the 19th century.
Outside Source- If a political party wins they'll get rewarded but if they lose they risk a chance of getting fired. If they don't see you helping the party they'll fire you and replace you with someone else.
This law allowed the president to decide which federal jobs would be filled according to rules laid down by a bipartisan Civil Service Commission.
Outside Source- A portion of all government jobs were only based in merit. This made the Civil Service Commission change their way of evaluating job applicants.
Party of morality
The republicans were also seen as the party of reform because they supported abolition.
Interstate Commerce Commission
This act was the first federal law designed to regulate interstate commerce.
Sherman Antitrust Act
William Jennings Bryan
Jim Crow Laws
Ida B. Wells
United states senators are elected by the people of their states.
Primary Source-This gave people the right for voters to cast direct votes to U.S Senators. "Passed by Congress May 13, 1912, and ratified April 8, 1913, the 17th amendment modified Article I, section 3, of the Constitution by allowing voters to cast direct votes for U.S. Senators."
Primary Source- "The right of
citizens of the United States to vote shall
not be denied or abridged by the United
States or by any State on account of sex." All the women can vote.