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1873. 1920. The Era of Progressivism. MAIN THEMES That all progressives shared an optimistic vision that an active government could solve socioeconomic problems and create a better, more ordered and efficient world.

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The era of progressivism

1873

1920

The Era of Progressivism


The era of progressivism

  • MAIN THEMES

    • That all progressives shared an optimistic vision that an active government could solve socioeconomic problems and create a better, more ordered and efficient world.

    • That progressives wanted to reduce the influence of party machines on politics.

    • How the temperance, immigration restriction, and woman suffrage movements took on crusade-like aspects.

    • How progressivism was a reaction to the rapid industrialization and urbanization of the United States in the late nineteenth century.

    • The importance of political leadership for the progressive movement.

    • That American foreign policy became much more interventionist, especially in the Caribbean.


The era of progressivism

PROGRESSIVISM

CivilRights

Suffragettes

Muckrackers

Temperance

Labor

Unions

MidclassWomen

Popul

ists

Goo

Goos


The rise of progressivism

The Rise of Progressivism

  • The Progressive Impulse

    • The Muckrakers and the Social Gospel

      • Charles Francis Adams

      • Lincoln Steffens

      • Ida Tarbell

    • The Allure of Expertise

      • Scientific Analysis Management

      • “Taylorism”

      • Thorstein Veblen


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • The Progressive Impulse

    • The Professions

      • 1895 National Association of Manufactures

      • 1901 -American Medical Association – 1901

      • 1916 – 48 States with Bar Associations

      • Other

        • Military Eduction

        • Education

          • American Association of University Professors


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • The Assault on the Parties

    • Early Attacks

      • Split Tickets

      • Election reform

    • Statehouse Progressivism

      • Initiatives & Referendums

      • Robert LaFollette


The era of progressivism

Voter Participation


The era of progressivism

  • Other Sources of Progressive Reform

    • Labor, the Machine, and Reform

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, 1911


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • Sources of Progressive Reform

    • African Americans and Reform

      • 1905 – Niagara Movement (WEB Du Dois)

      • 1909 - NAACP


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • Crusades for Order and Reform

    • The Temperance Crusade

Frances Willard

1839-1898

Carry A. Nation

1846-1911


The era of progressivism

“REALLY” RADICAL WOMEN

Fanny Wright

1795-1852

Margaret Sanger

1879-1966

Victoria Woodhull

1838-1927


The era of progressivism

Crusades for Order and Reform

  • Immigration Restriction


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • Crusades for Order and Reform

    • The Dream of Socialism

      • Socialist Party strength

      • “Wobblies”

      • William Haywood


The era of progressivism

  • Crusades for Order and Reform

    • Decentralization and Regulation

      • Louis D. Brandeis

      • Good Vs. Bad trusts

  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Presidency

    • The Square Deal

      • Interstate Commerce Acts

      • Pure Food and Drug Acts

      • Labor legislation

  • The Troubled Succession

    • Spreading Insurgency

      • Progressive dominance

      • Anti-Trust legislation

      • La Follette’s downfall


The era of progressivism

Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom


The era of progressivism

  • Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom

    • Income Tax – XVI Ammendment

    • Continued Segregation

    • Keating-Owen Act


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The Rise of Progressivism

  • Debating the Past: PROGRESSIVISM


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