Progressives. By Rachel Pauley and Dena Baughman. How Was Worker’s Safety and Conditions Changed From the Progressives?. Reformers worked on improving conditions for women and children. In 1893, the Illinois Factory Act prohibited child labor and limited women’s working hours.
By Rachel Pauley and Dena Baughman
In 1911, the legislature helped education for children by setting school attendance requirements.
Susan B. Anthony founded the National Women Suffrage Association.
made people make wise
decisions about what they
President Roosevelt made everyone aware that our resources are in fact NOT endless, he made conservation a large concern.
Federal Reserve Act of 1913- divided nation into 12 districts and established a regional central bank in each district, called “banker’s banks”. (served other banks within a district)
Elkins Act of 1903- punished railroad companies that issued uncompetitive rebates and the merchants who accepted them.