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Title: The American Vision Author: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Last modified by: LJ Created Date: 2/1/2007 7:00:27 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3) – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Splash%20Screen


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Splash Screen
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Section 3
Wilsons Reforms (cont.)
  • Wilson wanted the FTC to work toward limiting
    business activities that unfairly limited
    competition, as opposed to breaking up big
    business.
  • Unsatisfied by Wilsons approach, progressives in
    Congress responded by passing the Clayton
    Antitrust Act in 1914.

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Section 3
Wilsons Reforms (cont.)
  • In 1916, Wilson signed the first federal law
    regulating child labor.
  • The Keating-Owen Child Labor Act prohibited the
    employment of children under the age of 14 in
    factories producing goods for interstate
    commerce.
  • The Supreme Court declared the law
    unconstitutional in 1918.

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Section 3
Wilsons Reforms (cont.)
  • Wilson also supported the Adamson Act and the
    Federal Farm Loan Act.

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Section 3
Which act became one of the most significant
pieces of legislation in American history? A. The
Clayton Antitrust Act B. The Sherman Antitrust
Act C. The Federal Reserve Act D. The Hepburn Act
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D

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Section 3
Progressivisms Legacy and Limits
Progressivism changed many peoples ideas about
the governments role in social issues.
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Section 3
Progressivisms Legacy and Limits (cont.)
  • By the end of the Progressive Era, Americans
    expected the government, particularly the federal
    government, to play a more active role in
    regulating the economy and solving social
    problems.
  • The most conspicuous limit to progressivism was
    its failure to address racial and religious
    discrimination.

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Section 3
Progressivisms Legacy and Limits (cont.)
  • In 1905 W.E.B Du Bois and 28 other African
    American leaders met at Niagara Falls to demand
    full rights for African Americans.
  • This meeting was one of the many steps leading to
    the foundation of the National Association for
    the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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Section 3
Progressivisms Legacy and Limits (cont.)
  • Jewish people also faced discrimination.
  • Sigmund Livingston started the Anti-Defamation
    League (ADL) to combat stereotypes and
    discrimination.

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Section 3
Which of the following women worked to improve
the situation of African Americans? A. Mary White
Ovington B. Jane Addams C. Ida
Wells-Barnett D. A and B E. All of the above
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E

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Section 3-End
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DFS Trans 1
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Vocab18
unconstitutional not in accordance with or
authorized by the constitution of a state or
society
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