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1 Progressive Era Main Idea -Political, economic, and social change in late 19 th century America led to broad progressive reforms. What is meant by In American history, the Gilded Age refers to substantial growth in population in the United States and extravagant displays of wealth and excess of America's upper-class during the post-civil War and post-reconstruction era, in the late 19th century ( ). The wealth polarization derived primarily from industrial and population expansion. Urbanization in the Gilded Age Cities grew rapidly throughout the late 19 th century as a result of industrial growth Ex: Chicago ( ), Detroit ( ), Cleveland ( ), Pittsburgh ( ), and New York ( ) Centers for manufacturing and transportation created industrial jobs Harsh conditions for laborers in slums and tenements Need for better public services and water systems were improved Public transportation systems were improved Trolley, streetcar, and (NYC) were developed Labor supply in cities increased- due to and from rural farms Goals of Progressivism Middle-class progressive reformers wanted to fix many of the problems that resulted from and in the late 19 th century (the Gilded Age) Working Conditions working conditions for laborers in factories, low wages, long hours,, no benefits child labor common, discrimination against dominance of big businesses and corporations government not being responsive to the needs of the SIG these issues led to the movement def. use of government to reform problems created by industrialization and correct injustices in American society Goals of Progressive Reformers Government controlled by the people Guarantee economic opportunities through government Eliminate social injustices

2 Social Reform the movement to ban the of manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcohol Based on the belief that alcohol consumption was undermining American morality 18 th Amendment prohibition of alcohol went into effect Repealed by the 21 st Amendment in 1933 Responses to:, Speakeasies, (Al Capone-Chicago) Important Figures in the Temperance Movement Frances Willard Became head of the WCTU in 1879; turned it into a powerful organization Carry Nation She was so against alcohol that she famously broke into saloons and took apart bottles with an! What was the first state to grant women the right to vote?! Territory 1869 State 1890 By 1919, a total of 15 states allowed women to vote in all elections In, women were still not allowed to vote Votes for women! the movement to give women the right to vote National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) Benefited from strong leadership Susan B. Anthony Encouraged women to enter the workforce during World War One granted women the right to vote (suffrage) Economic Reform Background: During the Gilded Age (late 1800s), government took a approach to the economy and did not get involved in regulating business = big businesses used power to crush competition Raking the Muck! def. journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in magazines during the progressive era Ida Tarbell History of the Standard Oil Company attacked Rockefeller Upton Sinclair The Jungle exposed horrible conditions of the meatpacking industry in Chicago Read excerpts from The Jungle

3 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act Meat Inspection Act Prohibits sale of adulterated or fraudulently labeled foods and drugs Enforces sanitary conditions in meatpacking plants Trust Busting Anti-Trust Act strengthened the Sherman Anti-Trust Act Outlawed trusts, monopolies, and Exempted unions from being prosecuted by the Sherman Anti-Trust Act Political Reform Local governments need to reform city governments with major problems that resulted from increased urbanization Commissioners and city council managers new ways to govern cities more efficiently in 250 cities in the U.S. Political Machines An illegal gang that influences enough votes to control a local government. Gained support by trading favors for. Bosses gave jobs, cash, or food to supporters. Tammany Hall (NYC) and Stole enormous amounts of money from the city Did some good: Built parks, sewers, schools, roads, and orphanages in many cities Also helped immigrants get settled and find jobs or homes. State governments Secret ballot def. allowed voters to cast a vote without election officials knowing who they voted for def. a bill originated by the people rather than lawmakers on the ballot Referendum def. - a vote by the people on a bill that began as an initiative def. enabled voters to remove public officials from elected positions by forcing them to face another election before the end of their term Primary system def. voters, rather than politicians, would choose candidates for public office through a special election

4 National government President Teddy Roosevelt s progressive plan = Involved trust-busting and conservation projects President Woodrow Wilson s progressive plan = Involved financial reform, increased government regulation of business Progressive Presidents Theodore Roosevelt Became President in 1901, after William McKinley s assassination Member of the Party Progressive political party Promised voters a Square Deal Government will ensure fairness for workers, consumers, and big business broke up many Monopolies and Trusts The first environmental President (Yellowstone) William Howard Taft Elected President in 1908 Supported safety standards for mines and railroads Supported the 16 th Amendment: Disappointed progressives in the areas of tariffs and conservation Woodrow Wilson Elected President in 1912 Passed the Established the modern banking system Established the Federal Trade Commission Tariff reform Clayton Antitrust Act: Strengthened the Sherman Antitrust Act New Freedom Promoted modification, revision, and reform in banking and currency matters. Children to school not to work! Child Labor progressives wanted to end the use of children in industry (1916) outlawed goods being transported from state to state if those products were produced by child labor Later declared unconstitutional

5 Amendments of the Progressive Era 16 th Amendment established a federal income tax 17 th Amendment The people, not state legislatures, would vote on candidates running for the U.S. Senate 18 th Amendment on the manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcohol granted women the right to vote (suffrage) Summary:

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