Be progressive
Download
1 / 26

BE Progressive… - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 143 Views
  • Uploaded on

BE Progressive…. B-E PROGRESSIVE…. What America Looked Like…. Rapid growth of industry led to: Growth of cities and population Wealth…. http://img223.imageshack.us/img223/9613/chicago19098bely9.jpg. But…. The growth came at a high cost of political corruption and high unemployment.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' BE Progressive…' - efia


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Be progressive

BE Progressive…

B-E PROGRESSIVE…


What america looked like
What America Looked Like…

  • Rapid growth of industry led to:

  • Growth of cities and population

  • Wealth…

http://img223.imageshack.us/img223/9613/chicago19098bely9.jpg


But….

  • The growth came at a high cost of political corruption and high unemployment.

http://www.achicagoblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/ir3g2yt4.jpg

http://www.nuwireinvestor.com


http://www.frontlineworks.com/galleries/stock/images/Presidential%20Suite,%20The%20White%20House,%20Washington%20D.C


Clean it up
Clean it Up… involved in solving the nation’s problems.

  • Two writers came to the forefront that spoke about reform in America:

  • Henry George and Edward Bellamy.

http://www.husbandry.co.uk/graphics/henry-george.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g124/ashcanrantings/bellam


Henry george
Henry George… involved in solving the nation’s problems.

  • In his book “Progress and Poverty,” George wondered why poverty continued to flourish in such an advanced civilization.

http://www.clemson.edu/caah/history/FacultyPages/PamMack/lec323/unemployment.jpg

http://www.ineedmotivation.com


Question
Question??? involved in solving the nation’s problems.

Why does a place like the United States still have poverty?

Is there a way to solve it?

http://theblacksentinel

http://www.domainname357.com

http://www.babble.com


Land land land
Land, Land, Land… involved in solving the nation’s problems.

  • George said that landowners were holding on to the land and selling it when the price went up on it…

  • Practice was known as speculation…

www.n55.dk/MANUALS/LAND/LANDRibe.jpg

http://www.n55.dk/MANUALS/LAND/LANDRibe.jpg

http://margotmystic.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/donald-trump.jpg





http://www.britannica.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/fdr.jpg

Remember back to the humanistic argument of imperialism…


Labor union
Labor Union… words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • At this time, Unions moved to improve working conditions and reduce work hours.

  • Employers discouraged unions and wanted to work with the individual…

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=591


Injunctions
Injunctions: words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Court order that prohibited workers to go on strike.

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=12fb

www.pullman-museum.org/main/81-77-74p.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/


STATE RULE words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

Vs.

Home Rule

http://www.ephblog.com/archives/images/DSCN02221.jpg

http://todaysseniorsnetwork.com/Illinois%20Flag.jpg


Sweatshops

http://www.rothcpa.com/archives/misc/Child%20Labor.jpg words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

Sweatshops


Inner city living
Inner-City Living… words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?


Muckrakers
Muckrakers words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • “Too busy raking filth on the earth to look his eyes towards heaven.” -TR

  • Writers who exposed abuse in the politics and industry.

http://www.ralphmag.org/BC/muckrake355x430.gif


Are you serious
ARE YOU SERIOUS?!! words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • American Became angry and outraged by these injustices.

  • Many joined the reform movements and joined organizations.

  • Progressive Era

http://static.seekingalpha.com/wp-content/seekingalpha/images/angrycustomer.jpg


Progressive what s that
Progressive? What’s That? words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Did not support large sweeping changes.

  • Feared revolutions

  • Average wealth

  • Wanted to maintain free-enterprise and high standard of living.


Get in there government
Get in There Government… words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Progressives believed that the govt. should play a larger role in society.

  • Better working conditions

  • Businesses operate independently except utilities.

http://www.textually.org/textually/archives/images/set3/mccain-on-mtp.jpg

http://datelinebucharest.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/barack-obama-bw1.png

http://blog.beliefnet.com/stevenwaldman/imgs/teddy%20roosevelt.jpg


More on progressives
More on Progressives… words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • People helping people…

  • Insurance? What’s that?

  • Ensure a basic standard of living.

http://www.christianpf.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/geico-gecko.jpg


Social welfare programs
Social Welfare Programs words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Ensure a basic standard of living for all peoples.

  • Help the disabled and elderly.


Ladies ladies ladies
Ladies, Ladies, Ladies… words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Women like Jane Adams said that mothers would not be able to care for their children without government help.

    Developed the Hull House

    in order to help impoverished young ones.

http://www.laprogressive.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/jane-addams.gif


Labor issues not having babies
Labor Issues, (not having babies) words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • Women worked towards reform in the work place.

  • Many women worked in factories and their children did as well.

  • Florence Kelly was a major contributor.


More on kelly
More on Kelly words, are we obligated to give a little back to those that need it in our own country?

  • She was hired to investigate and report on working conditions in Chicago.

  • Her report led to a law passed in 1893 in Illinois that prohibited child labor, cut back on work hours and regulated sweatshop conditions.


ad