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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 5: Progressive Movement 1. Progressive Movement a. 1909 – black advocates b. Social workers (new profession) The initial progressive movement arose as an alternative to the conservative response to the vast changes brought by the industrial revolution. Individuals came together from a variety of aspects. You cannot reform capitalism, it needs to be transformed. Mainstream Protestants thought it was an obligation to reform. NAACP – immediate catalyst. Lynching of a black man. Niagara movement – begin to agitate civil and political movement. Nurses were hired so that they can go out to immigrant families and help. 1919 – 1920s, Wellesley and Smith college (Mast degree in social) was a revolution. Controversy for women to talk about social issues. Professional calling to political settings and immigration. There was a shared belief in the possibility of reforming American Society immigration....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2009 for the course ILRCB 1100 taught by Professor Danielc during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
- Fall '07