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Progressives-3. Domestic 1876-1916. Amendment 18. Temperance: major issue before the Civil War Back in 1870’s Women and Protestant ministers WCTU (Women’s Christian Temperance Union) By 1879 militant under Francis Willard 1911 had 245,000 members . Prohibition continued.

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progressives 3

Progressives-3

Domestic 1876-1916

amendment 18
Amendment 18
  • Temperance: major issue before the Civil War
  • Back in 1870’s
    • Women and Protestant ministers
  • WCTU

(Women’s Christian Temperance Union)

  • By 1879 militant under Francis Willard
  • 1911 had 245,000 members
prohibition continued
Prohibition continued
  • 1893 Anti-Saloon League joined WCTU
  • Publicized problems: poverty, violence, unemployment
  • Opposition from immigrants, Catholics, working class, distillers (who also worked against women’s suffrage)
1917 lever act
1917 Lever Act
  • Outlawed the use of grain to make alcoholic beverages
  • Due to war rationing
  • Consumption of alcohol increasing in some areas
  • By 1914, more than ¼ states were dry
1919 18 th amendment
1919 18th Amendment
  • Went into effect 1920
  • Prohibited the manufacture, sale and transport of alcoholic beverages
    • WWI guilt
    • Big business and absenteeism
    • Not illegal to stockpile and drink it
        • W.C. Fields
the volstead act
The Volstead Act
  • Defined alcohol as any beverage having more than ½ of 1% alcohol
  • Also enforcement statute
  • Addicts: Wood alcohol, etc. went blind
  • Pot stills
  • Bathtub gin
  • Rum Runners
prohibition and organized crime
Prohibition and Organized Crime
  • Popular Nullification:

Speakeasies, blind pigs, Rum Runners

Grosse Pointe Basements and tunnels

The Great Gatsby

  • Organized Crime: The Untouchables
    • Elliot Ness, Baby Face Nelson, Purple Gang, Al Capone
prohibition continued1
Prohibition continued
  • Production of sacramental wine in Church
  • Cough syrups
  • Repealed by Amendment 21 (Depression)
women s suffrage
Women’s Suffrage
  • No backing from Wilson
  • Said it was up to the states
  • When he stroked out in second term, his wife ran the Whitehouse!
  • Women’s efforts for the vote was hurt by efforts for Prohibition
  • Whiskey distillers, etc. worked against Women’s Suffrage
women s suffrage continued
Women’s Suffrage continued
  • 1910 Washington gave women the vote
    • First state in 14 years
    • By 1914, 6 more states
  • NWSA and AWSA: 20 year rift over 15th Amendment
  • Reunited and became NAWSA
women s suffrage continued1
Women’s Suffrage continued
  • Alice Paul and the Congressional Union
  • Brought militancy to the movement
  • England had just given women the vote
  • Chaining themselves to fences
  • Refused to eat in jail, force fed
  • Wilson was embarrassed
  • By 1919 39 states had given women the vote
women s suffrage continued2
Women’s Suffrage continued
  • Wilson gave up
  • Recommended it as a reward for work done in the war effort
  • 1920 19th Amendment
  • 1918 Jeanette Rankin (Montana) first woman in Congress. Voted against going to war in WwI and WWII
more about women
More about Women
  • Since Civil War: teachers and Nurses
  • 1900: 5% of all U.S. doctors were women
  • 1960: No change
  • 1909 ILGWU: Triangle Shirtwaist Co fire 1911
  • New York City 146 killed
  • Much public sympathy= new laws and support
more about women1
More about Women
  • By 1916 ¾ states had accident insurance laws
  • Social Feminists:
    • Jane Addams…Hull House (Chicago)
    • Lillian Wald…Henry Street Settlement (NYC)
    • Margaret Sanger…Planned Parenthood
    • 1915 National Birth Control League
more about women2
More about Women
  • Women’s Clubs, Reformers, etc
  • Charlotte Gilman Women and Economics
remember
Remember
  • Racial issues:
    • Booker T. Washington and Atlanta Compromise
    • WEB DuBois and Niagara Movement
    • 1909 NAACP
    • Progressives did not address racial issues

KKK will bloom again in the 20’s

books
Books
  • VeblenTheory of the Leisure Class: advocated economic management by economic engineers
  • Mary Baker Eddy 1879 Christian Scientist

Science and Health: disease is caused by the mind alone

more books
More Books
  • 1885 Reverend Josiah Strong Our Country:

The Uncle Tom’s Cabin of the Social Gospel movement

  • Washington Gladden Applied Christianity
  • 1878 Salvation Army in England (Booth)

Invaded America by 1879

the end of the progressives
The End of the Progressives
  • Big increase in Catholic population:

1870 6 million 1890 10 million

Due to immigration from S. and E. Europe

Education: Child Centered Progressive

Dewey

Not so much in the South

Especially Black children

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