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The Progressive Era

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Nicholas Kendall

on 29 January 2017

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Transcript of The Progressive Era

The Progressive Era was the era of innovation and reformation, new inventions seemed to pop up everyday, for example the radio, airplane, and the assembly line. just to name a few. And women and immigrants fought for their rights.
Women's Suffrage
Temperance and Prohibition
Many far-reaching economic and social changes during the Progressive Era transformed American society in the 20th century, including innovations in science and technology, economic productivity, mass communication and mass entertainment, health and living standards, the role of government, gender roles, and conceptions of freedom.


The Progressive Era
(1890 - 1920)

By: Nick Kendall
Women's role in society
was changing. women were
demanding the right to
vote after the 15th amendment excluded them.
Also, they protested for their other rights. They believed that all men and women are created equal.

Prohibition was a nationwide ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcohol that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.

The U.S. Congress passed two laws, in 1918 and 1922, but the Supreme Court declared both unconstitutional. In 1924, Congress proposed a constitutional amendment prohibiting child labor, but the states did not ratify it. Then, in 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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