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Muckrakers, philanthropists, reformers, and zealots… …how progressive reformers shined a light on America’s social ills …and set US on a course for a healthier society. Created by Mr. Steve Hauprich for acceleration and remediation of US History students.
Created by Mr. Steve Hauprich for acceleration and remediation of US History students
to show how power
is at times abused…
was a great
How The Other
massive cuts to food assistance programs
for the US poor in time for Christmas?
have been America’s
greatest reformer of
The Progressive Era…
as she led a crusade
to help the poor via
her settlement houses
and worked for justice
helping establish the
where people were taught important basic
life skills for economic and social improvement.
to encourage civic duty and greater social
equality in aprogressive Era that largely
ignored the injustices for minorities.
W.E.B. DuBois was an important leader in the NAACP.
time in US History…
was a role model
for future reformers
in the Progressive Era
…her campaign in
reforms to help the
physically and mentally
Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott would
campaign for justice throughout their lives.
“We hold these truths to be self evident:
that all men and women were created equal”
-1848Women’s Rights Convention
Great Victory …
the 19th Amendment
gain a reputation
for standing up
against the power
didnotwanttobe remembered as robber barons
…they instead became great Philanthropists
cities across the USA…creating learning
opportunities for greater social mobility.
established tofoster greater
creativity and promote enterprise.
given $23.5 Billion to charity…
the philanthropy example is followed…
on the progress initiated by these earlier
reformers…appealing to America’s great conscience.
1 poverty among Native American peoples2 rapid industrialization and urbanization3 segregation of public facilities in the South4 colonial expansion in Asia
___2. Jacob Riis, in How the Other Half Lives, and Lincoln Steffens, in The Shame of the Cities, contributed to reform movements in the United States by
(1) exposing poverty and corruption(2) opposing westward expansion(3) criticizing racial injustice(4) supporting organized labor
(1) support business monopolies(2) improve depressed urban areas(3) solve problems of American farmers(4) correct abuses of the Industrial Revolution
___4. Dorothea Dix, Jane Addams, and Jacob Riis were all known as
(1) muckrakers (3) political leaders(2) suffragettes (4) social reformers
(1) environmental conservation(2) workers’ rights(3) business competition(4) consumer protection
___8. What was a significant impact of the Progressive movement on American life?
(1) increased government regulation of business(2) increased restrictions on presidential powers(3) decreased influence of the media on public policy(4) reduced government spending for social programs
(1) Big business greatly influenced the actions of the Senate.(2) The Senate had to continue to pass legislation to support conservation efforts.(3) The Senate needed more financial support from monopolies.(4) Relations between industry and the Senate benefited the general public.
1 expand the civil rights of African America and Native American Indians2 reduce restrictions on immigration3 increase the spirit of patriotism throughout the nation4 promote political and economic change through government intervention
___11. The initiative, referendum, and recall election were supported by theProgressives as ways to
(1) limit government regulation of the press(2) limit the role of the Supreme Court in constitutional issues(3) increase citizen participation in the political process(4) increase the influence of major political parties
(1) Checks and Balances(2) Unwritten Constitution(3) Progressive Reforms(4) Universal Suffrage
(1) desegregation of the Armed Forces(2) ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson(3) elimination of the Ku Klux Klan(4) passage of new civil rights acts
___16. Rachel Carson and Ralph Nader are similar to the muckrakers of theProgressive Era because they have
(1) advocated a total change in the structure of government(2) attempted to expose societal problems(3) failed to influence public opinion(4) supported anti-American activities