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Progressive and the Gilded Age
  • Chapter 20-21

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I. Progressives
  1. Societys ills needed to be cured
  2. Progressives
  3. Rational planning social engineering
  4. Middle Class

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Progressives (contd)
  • Beliefs
  • Anger over Industrialization
  • Reject Social Darwinism
  • Citizens get involved in reform
  • Persuasionforce

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II. Reasons for Change
  1. Science
  2. Evangelical Protestantism
  3. Both sought behavior control
  4. Journalism
  5. Muckraking
  6. Ida Tarbell

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  • Joseph Pulitzer
  • Jacob Riis
  • Upton Sinclair ?
  • William
  • Randolph Hearst
  • Creates sections
  • War with Pulitzer
  • Exposed bad side of American life
  • helped Progressive Movement

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III. Social Gospel
  • Kingdom of God?social justice
  • Jane Addams
  • Settle House Movement
  • Hull House
  • Culture/refinement to the poor

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Social Gospel (contd)
  • Social Uplift?Social Reform
  • Focus on
  • Education
  • Health
  • Work
  • Other middle-class--educatedbored
    women?Settlement Houses
  • Women become the influence of the Progressive
    Movement

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Social Gospel (contd)
  • 9. Public Education
  • Poor kids/immigrants
  • Assimilate?middle-class
  • values

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IV. Other Reforms
  • City Beautification
  • Parks
  • Playgrounds
  • Nature, etc
  • Garbage collection/street lights
  • Prostitution

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Other Reforms (contd)
  • 4. Mann Act, 1910

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V. Temperance
  • Public temperance?prohibition
  • Stop consumption,
  • Production, sale of alcohol
  • 3. Improving society?Progress

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  • 18th Amendment
  • Production/Sale/
  • transportation of alcohol

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VI. Womens Suffrage
  1. 15th Amendment omits women
  2. 1869-WY 1st to enfranchise women
  3. 1890-WY becomes state during Pr.M.
  4. 1869-AWSA American Womens Suffrage Association
  5. NWSA National Womens Suffrage Association

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VII. Segregation
  • Lynching
  • Kept blacks socially/politically inferior
  • Poll taxes
  • Intimidation
  • Literacy tests
  • Jim Crow lawssegregation laws

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Segregation (contd)
  • Plessy v. Ferguson-1896
  • Separate but Equal

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VIII. Booker T. Washington
  1. Accept segregation, if EQUAL
  2. Thrift, hardwork, economic progress, need skills
    and education
  3. Tuskegee Institute, 1881

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IX. WEB DuBois
  1. 1st black to graduate from Harvard
  2. 1909-helps establish bi-racial NAACP
  3. Remove legal, racial, economic barriers to
    equality.

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