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Progressive Movement. A tradition of reform. 1) The R evolutionary Era A) Race/Age requirements to vote gradually eliminated B) Northern States led the need for change C) Most states began to support anti-slavery movements. A tradition of reform. 2) Abolition:

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a tradition of reform
A tradition of reform
  • 1) The Revolutionary Era
    • A) Race/Age requirements to vote gradually eliminated
    • B) Northern States led the need for change
    • C) Most states began to support anti-slavery movements
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A tradition of reform
  • 2) Abolition:
    • A) Abolitionists spoke against slavery before anyone else did
    • B) Best know abolitionists
      • Frederick Douglas (A runaway slave)
      • Harriet Tubman (Moses)
    • C) Slavery formally eliminated by the 13th amendment
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A tradition of reform
  • 3) Women’s rights:
    • A) Women’s rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY
      • Launched the women’s rights movement
      • Organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • B) Women’s suffrage (vote)
      • Organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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A tradition of reform
  • 4) Civil Service Reform: To change the way people were hired.
    • A) People were being hired to reward loyalty and support
      • Called the “political machines”
    • B) President Garfield assassinated by someone who didn’t get a Govt. job.
    • C) The Pendleton Act: Started civil service exam for many Govt. jobs.
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A tradition of reform
  • 5) The mentally ill
    • A) Dorothea Dix studied Mass jails, insane asylums, poorhouses
      • State rehabilitation built instead of state mental institutions.
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