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Published on October 12, 2007

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good visuals for the Progressive Movement of the early 20th Century

Unit 2 Visual Reinforcement Progressivism

Muckrakers Triangle Fire Galveston Hurricane of 1900 Progressive State Reforms 16 th Amendment Election of 1912 Federal Reserve Jim Crow (caution: graphic images) Women’s Suffrage Movement Table of Contents

Muckrakers

Triangle Fire

Galveston Hurricane of 1900

Progressive State Reforms

16 th Amendment

Election of 1912

Federal Reserve

Jim Crow (caution: graphic images)

Women’s Suffrage Movement

Upton Sinclair Progressive writer – expose on meat packing industry in US The Jungle (1906) was an immediate success selling over 150,000 copies.

Progressive writer – expose on meat packing industry in US

The Jungle (1906) was an immediate success selling over 150,000 copies.

Socialists in the United States wanted: End of capitalism Distribute wealth Government ownership of industries Socialism

Socialists in the United States wanted:

End of capitalism

Distribute wealth

Government ownership of industries

Florence Kelley Leader in area of work reform: Prohibit child labor Regulate sweatshops Limit hours of work for women

Leader in area of work reform:

Prohibit child labor

Regulate sweatshops

Limit hours of work for women

Mother Jones Irish immigrant who was inspired by her own personal convictions and tragedies. Organized unions in the mines of West Virginia and Colorado.

Irish immigrant who was inspired by her own personal convictions and tragedies.

Organized unions in the mines of West Virginia and Colorado.

What was a “muckraker”? Muckraker is a name that was first given to American writers in the early 20th century who exposed corruption and scandals in business and politics.

Muckraker is a name that was first given to American writers in the early 20th century who exposed corruption and scandals in business and politics.

Ida Tarbell Famous exposé of the Standard Oil Company and its executive, John D. Rockefeller

Famous exposé of the Standard Oil Company and its executive, John D. Rockefeller

Lincoln Steffens Investigative reporter, Steffens first and most noted book, The Shame of the Cities, dealt with political decay in America.

Investigative reporter, Steffens first and most noted book, The Shame of the Cities, dealt with political decay in America.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Company in 1911 146 workers died in an unsafe factory when a fire broke out. The doors were locked and many women jumped to their deaths.

146 workers died in an unsafe factory when a fire broke out.

The doors were locked and many women jumped to their deaths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Power to Voters Direct Primary Voters select party candidate Initiative Voters put bill on ballot Referendum Voters approve/reject a law passed by legislature Recall Remove elected official before term is up

 

 

 

16 th Amendment The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

Tax Rates today…

William Howard Taft (27) Only person to serve in all 3 Branches of Federal Government: House of Reps President Chief Justice of Supreme Court

Only person to serve in all 3 Branches of Federal Government:

House of Reps

President

Chief Justice of Supreme Court

Election of 1912

Woodrow Wilson (28) Progressive Governor of New Jersey President of Princeton University Wins election because Republicans were split

Progressive Governor of New Jersey

President of Princeton University

Wins election because Republicans were split

What did the Federal Reserve Board create? A nationwide system of 12 regional reserve districts, each with its own central bank. These banks had the power to issue paper money.

A nationwide system of 12 regional reserve districts, each with its own central bank.

These banks had the power to issue paper money.

 

Jim Crow After the end of Reconstruction, African Americans in the South lost their hard-won political rights. Jim Crow (segregation) became a fact of life in the South.

After the end of Reconstruction, African Americans in the South lost their hard-won political rights.

Jim Crow (segregation) became a fact of life in the South.

 

Lynching

 

Woman’s Suffrage

 

 

 

 

The Leaders…. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Next generation of leaders… Carrie C. Catt and Alice Paul

Protest at White House…

 

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