Chapter 29 Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt

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Chapter 29 Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt A. Progressive Movement 1. Urban, middle-class reformers 2. Cure the ills of the nation a. political b. social c. economic 3. Both Republican and Democrat 4. More democracy 5. Cleanse capitalism but not destroy it 6. laissez-faire no longer applies 7. Roots a. Greenback Labor Party b. Farmers’ Group Grange Farmers’ Alliance c. Populists see page 320 The Drumbeat of Discontent 8. Attack the Trusts/ Monopolies 9. Attack social conditions 10. Influx of socialism from Europe 11. Social gospel 12. Feminists
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B. Muckrakers-journalists Wanted more democracy, Cleanse businesses C. Political Progressivism 1. Progressive felt squeezed a. above-> trusts – have to be curbed by the government b. below-> immigrants/ labor unions could equal potential socialism c. so government to take steps to protect the worker and improve living conditions 2. examples of political progressivism a. Initiative b. Referendum c. Recall- remove an elected official from office
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