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The Progressives Reform. Primary Source Analysis. Read excerpts of The Jungle with partners, make inferences, connections, and a prediction. Reform. Progressives: reformers who were committed to improving the living and working conditions in American life. HOW? Promote social welfare

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The progressives reform

The Progressives Reform


Primary source analysis

Primary Source Analysis

  • Read excerpts of The Jungle with partners, make inferences, connections, and a prediction.


Reform

Reform

  • Progressives: reformers who were committed to improving the living and working conditions in American life.

  • HOW?

    • Promote social welfare

    • Protect the environment

    • Make government more efficient…less corruption/waste and more democratic…all people should be involved in decision making for the United States.


Who were they

Who were they?

  • White, middle class, and college educated

  • Many were women

  • Belief in the nation’s founding ideals

    • Democracy, Opportunity, Liberty, Equality, etc…


What was the progressive philosophy what did they believe

What was the progressive philosophy?What did they believe?

  • Defended rights of average citizens against the power of big business.

    • Political: participation and protection of the government

    • Economic: safe working conditions, fair wages

    • Social: some assistance to economically disadvantaged and better living conditions in tenement houses and slums


Visual decode

Visual Decode

  • Pg. 708 Jane Addams and Fellow Pacifists, 1915

    Pacifism is…

    Other people in history who have used pacifism are…

    Women might support pacifism because…

  • Pg.712 Out of Work and the Reason Why, 1899

    The Temperance Movement wanted to…....because they believe……...

    Alcohol may threaten the stability of a family because…


Visual decode1

Visual Decode

  • Pg. 716 Sausage Making, ca. 1906

    The conditions in slaughterhouses were…….which tells me that………..

    The Meat Inspection Act affects me because……..

  • If you have time: Choose another photograph in Ch. 28

    This photograph reminds me of……..

    This photograph is connected to the title of the chapter because…….


Reject social darwinism

Reject Social Darwinism

Social Darwinists

Progressives

  • Americans are harmed when monopolies controlled the economy and the government was laissez faire (hands off) with big business.

  • Believed that the fittest people and businesses would succeed and be the most successful and others would fall behind.


Solutions

Solutions

  • Progressives want the governmentto solve society’s problems.

    • Balance needs and interests of business owners and workers.

    • Aid should go to needy people who were willing to help themselves.

  • Use political action to achieve reform.


  • Exit slip

    Exit Slip

    • Who were the progressives and what did they believe and try to achieve?


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