L9-13: Progressivism: A Critique of the Gilded Age. Agenda Objective : To understand.. What the progressive movement was an how it was a response to Gilded Age corruption. The effect of the Progressive movement on the shifting size and scope of the American government. Schedule :
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What the progressive movement was an how it was a response to Gilded Age corruption.
The effect of the Progressive movement on the shifting size and scope of the American government.
Go Over Thesis Conferences
Wrap Up Populism
Introduce Progressive Era Presentations
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shifting size and scope
of the national
bill that was floating around
the economy could in theory
be cashed in exchange for its
value in gold.
that by linking money to the
rare gold, rather than the
more abundant silver, prices
were being kept artificially high.
Bryan made what is perhaps the
most famous Democratic
convention speech ever.
open field and defend the gold
standard as a good thing, we shall
fight them to the uttermost, having
behind us the producing masses of the
nation and the world. Having behind
us the commercial interests and the laboring interests and all the toiling masses, we shall answer their demands for a gold standard by saying to them, you shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.”
significance of this