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Progressive Reform Today

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Tara Storm

on 18 March 2018

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Transcript of Progressive Reform Today

Progressive Reform
Table of Contents:
Page: Progressive Reform Efforts
Page: Lynching

Speed Dating Questions
1. What criticism of American society did the individual have?

2. What methods did the person use to improve American life?

3. What success did the individual have in promoting reform?

4. What lasting impact did the person’s reforms have on American society?

5. Which people would be the best “matches” to your historical figure?
Progressive Reform Movements
Women's Suffrage
Living Conditions
Working Conditions
Women's Suffrage
Living Conditions
Working Conditions
What are some issues today that people are trying to solve through "progressive" reform?

Make a list!
Goals of the Progressive Era
Let's read.
Key players:
Alice Paul, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Getting women the right to vote

Protests and organizations

19th Amendment, 1919
Women can vote!
Key players:
Carrie Nation, Women's Christian Temperance Movement

Outlawing the consumption or sale of alcohol

Protests and organizations

18th Amendment
Liquor is outlawed for 13 years
Key players:
Jane Addams, Jacob Riis

Create better living conditions for poor workers (especially immigrants)

Creating settlement houses as free spaces for people to live (Addams), Exposing the horrible living conditions (Riis)

New York Tenement House Act (1901)
Changed the minimum requirements of tenement housing:
reforms in the amount of light received by living quarters, increased fire safety regulations, more ventilation, and increased room space
Key players:
Upton Sinclair, Eugene Debs, Teddy Roosevelt

Creating better working conditions and worker rights in Industrial America

Protests, organizations,
The Jungle
(muckraking), laws


Pure Food and Drug Act (regulated food industries)
American Federation of Labor (Large scale labor union)
Trust Busting (broke up monopolies)
The Jim Crow South
Ida Wells & Lynching
kill (someone), especially by hanging, for an alleged offense with or without a legal trial
Let's read.
Alice Paul and The National Women's Party
Iron Jawed Angels
Early Civil Rights Leaders
Booker T. Washington
WEB DuBois
Marcus Garvey
Achieve equality for Black Americans
Preview for next lesson!
How do you think Black progressives could create change for Black Americans in the Jim Crow South?
: Midterm on 3/27
Admin told me I HAD to give a test as my midterm.
The test will be on Unit 3: Boom and Bust
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