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Progressive Era

Times Are Changing
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Mr. Rudisin

on 4 November 2018

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Transcript of Progressive Era

The Issues
Women's Suffrage
Child Labor
Trusts and Monopolies
Labor Rights
Conservation
political corruption
sanitation
Food Safety
Education
Temperance
The Reforms

New York State
Tenement House Law
- safety requirements.
Maryland
Workmen's Compensation Law
- benefits for injured workers.
Wisconsin
Direct Primary Law
- voters select candidates instead of
Oregon
Initiative and Referendum laws
- voters have power to decide legislation.
Events of Progressive Era
1904
Images
What progressive issues do these images depict?
Progressive Era
The People
Theodore Roosevelt

Susan B. Anthony
Robert La Follette
Lincoln Steffens

William Taft

Margret Sanger
Woodrow Wilson
Upton Sinclair
1906


1910

1913


1916


1920
S
T
A
T
E
S
1906
1908
1912
"The Jungle"
Panic of
1907
Federal Reserve
Established
Wright
Brothers
Flight
Ford's
Model T
Election
Panama Canal
Construction Begins
1903
1913
1914
Panama Canal
Opens
What progressive laws do these depict?
EXIT QUESTIONS
1) What progressive reform was the most important for society today?

2) Which muckraker's writings were the most influential?

3) Do you think the
progressives
or the
laissez-faire
capitalists had better ideas for how the economy, society, and government should work?

Chose one question to answer. All exit questions should make a claim, support it with evidence and be attentive to grammar and spelling.
ex: social darwinism v. naturalism
1910
Heavyweight
Championship
Panic of 1907
Federal Reserve
System
Ford's Model T
Wright Brothers
Panama Canal
Election of 1912
Muckrakers
Cause & Effect Progressive Era
Trust Busting (ex: Standard Oil)
Primary System
Meat Inspection Act
Modern
Transportation
Progressive Party
formed
Wilson (
D
) = President
Review: Progressive Era
1) Ida Tarbell
2) Panic of 1907
3) Jack Johnson
4) Hepburn Act
5) 17th Amendment
6) Theodore Roosevelt
7) Conservation
8) Monopoly
9) Lincoln Steffens
10) Meat Inspection Act
Heavyweight Champion

regulation of railroads

Square Deal

Yellowstone National Park

John D. Rockefeller

"Shame of the Cities"

"History of Standard Oil"

"The Jungle"

direct election of Senators

Federal Reserve Act
Government Should Regulate
Government Should NOT Regulate
Examples: regulate business, environment, education, healthcare, child labor, parties, alcohol, drugs, driving, guns, birth control, anything else you can think of, etc.
16th Amendment -
authorized federal income tax.
17th Amendment -
popular elections for senators.

Federal Child Labor Law
- barred products made by children (declared unconstitutional in 1918,
Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938
finally prevents most).

18th Amendment
-
19th Amendment
-
Pure Food and Drug Act
-
prohibited sale of fraudulently labeled foods and drugs.
Meat Inspection Act
-
required sanitary conditions in meatpacking plants.



Mann Act
- prohibited interstate transportation of women for
immoral purposes
.
"Trust Buster" /
Conservationist
/ Square Deal
revealed government & business corruption.
Roosevelt's BFF turned
conservative
.
revealed conditions in Chicago meat packing industry.
... "New Freedom"
(ex: fire escapes)
political machines
.
prohibited sale and production of alcohol.
protected women's right to vote.
- the right to vote
- working in factories, mines, etc.
- long hours, wages, conditions
- Laissez-faire capitalism
- preservation of natural landscape
- political machines
- sewers, tenements, disease
- meat and false labeling
- need for public schools
- alcoholism and crime
Progressives challenged and then changed the conditions of the Gilded Age through elections and enacting new laws, first in States and then nationally.
: President 1901-1908
: Women's Rights / Temperance
: Leading reformer in Wisconsin.
:
Muckraker
-
"Shame of the Cities"
: President 1908-1912
: coined phrase "
birth control
".
: President 1912-1920
:
Muckraker
-
"The Jungle"
1914-1918
World War I
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