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Progressive Era Reform II . Prohibition Workers in the Progressive Era Adjusting to Industrial Labor Union Organizing and Radical Labor City and State Reform Federal Government Reform. Women’s Christian Temperance Union. Coney Island. Coney Island. Prohibition.

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progressive era reform ii
Progressive Era Reform II
  • Prohibition
  • Workers in the Progressive Era
  • Adjusting to Industrial Labor
  • Union Organizing and Radical Labor
  • City and State Reform
  • Federal Government Reform
prohibition
Prohibition
  • The Volstead Act: 18th Amendment ratified and went into effect 1919.
  • Prohibited the sale and possession of alcoholic beverages.
scientific management
Scientific Management
  • Taylorism: Named after Frederick Taylor
  • Time/motion studies: Ways to make the modern industrial worker more effective.
organized labor in progressive era9
Organized Labor in Progressive Era
  • American Federation of Labor still the dominant labor union
organized labor in progressive era10
Organized Labor in Progressive Era
  • American Federation of Labor still the dominant labor union
  • Lost power due to counterattack by industrialists
organized labor in progressive era11
Organized Labor in Progressive Era
  • American Federation of Labor still the dominant labor union
  • Lost power due to counterattack by industrialists
  • National Association of Manufacturers
triangle shirtwaist fire
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Started with deplorable working conditions in NYC garment district
triangle shirtwaist fire13
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Started with deplorable working conditions in NYC garment district
  • Led to Strike by ILGWU and WTUL
triangle shirtwaist fire14
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Started with deplorable working conditions in NYC garment district
  • Led to Strike by ILGWU and WTUL
  • Fire broke out in Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in Manhattan- fire escape doors were chained shut!
triangle shirtwaist fire15
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Started with deplorable working conditions in NYC garment district
  • Led to Strike by ILGWU and WTUL
  • Fire broke out in Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in Manhattan- fire escape doors were chained shut!
  • More than 140 young women died.
radical labor21
“Radical” Labor
  • International Workers of the World - IWW
radical labor22
“Radical” Labor
  • International Workers of the World - IWW
  • Welcomed all workers
radical labor23
“Radical” Labor
  • International Workers of the World - IWW
  • Welcomed all workers
  • Leaders: Daniel de Leon; Eugene Debs; Mother Jones; Bill Heywood
radical labor24
“Radical” Labor
  • International Workers of the World - IWW
  • Welcomed all workers
  • Leaders: Daniel de Leon; Eugene Debs; Mother Jones; Bill Heywood
  • Purpose: To emancipate the worker from the bonds of capitalism
progressive city reform26
Progressive City Reform
  • City Manager Form of government: mangement by a council of experts
progressive city reform27
Progressive City Reform
  • City Manager Form of government: management by a council of experts
  • Regulation of public utilities
progressive city reform28
Progressive City Reform
  • City Manager Form of government: mangement by a council of experts
  • Regulation of public utilities
  • “City Beautiful” campaigns
state reform
State Reform
  • Making Government more “democratic”
state reform31
State Reform
  • Making Government more “democratic”
  • Initiative: Letting voters put laws on ballot
state reform32
State Reform
  • Making Government more “democratic”
  • Initiative: Letting voters put laws on ballot
  • Referendum: Letting voters vote on new laws
state reform33
State Reform
  • Making Government more “democratic”
  • Initiative: Letting voters put laws on ballot
  • Referendum: Letting voters vote on new laws
  • Recall: Special election to vote official out of office
state reform34
State Reform
  • Making Government more “democratic”
  • Initiative: Letting voters put laws on ballot
  • Referendum: Letting voters vote on new laws
  • Recall: Special election to vote official out of office
  • Direct Primary: Let party voters choose the party candidate for office.
federal government reform
Federal Government Reform
  • Primary elections
federal government reform36
Federal Government Reform
  • Primary elections
  • Direct Election of Senators
federal government reform37
Federal Government Reform
  • Primary elections
  • Direct Election of Senators
  • 17th Amendment ratified and took effect 1913