Progressive Reform 1900 to 1920

Progressive Reform 1900 to 1920 - Wilson Debs New Freedom...

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Progressive Reform, c. 1900 to 1920
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What Did “Reform” Mean?
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Three Waves of “Reform” in the 20 th Century Progressivism, 1900-1920 New Deal, 1933-38 Second Reconstruction, 1960-65
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Origins of Progressivism Urban-Industrial Problems New Middle-Class Professionals Social Gospel Republican Party “insurgents”
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Three Targets of Reform Big Business Corrupt Government Social Problems
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Pattern of Progressivism Local State National Example # 1: Railroads Example #2: Woman Suffrage Example # 3: Prohibition
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Tough Questions Child Labor Who Decides? Parents? Reformers? What role should business play? What role should government play?
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Progressives and Big-ness Big Business Big Government Big Labor ??? What Should Big Gov’t Do About Big Corporations?
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The Election of 1912 Taft (incumbent: 1909-1912) Roosevelt (President: 1901-1909)
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Unformatted text preview: Wilson Debs New Freedom vs. New Nationalism Wilson vs. Roosevelt Anti-corporatism vs. Pro-corporatism Woman Suffrage 1878: amendment introduced 2/3 of both houses; 3/4 of the states Susan B. Anthony Opponents The Regional Divide NAWSA = for National Amendment National American Woman Suffrage Association SSWSA = for State-level Amendments Southern States Woman Suffrage Assoc. President Wilsons role Toward Ratification May 1919: Congress passes it 36 states needed Southern reaction The Tennessee showdown August 1920: 19 th Amendment adopted What do YOU Think? Big Government Good or Bad? How Big is Too Big? What is proper economic role of Govt In Past, In Present?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Flemming during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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