The Progressive Spirit

The Progressive Spirit - The Progressive Spirit: Jane...

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The Progressive Spirit: Jane Addams, Margaret Sanger, and the Suffragist 1. Progressive concerns and progressive reforms 2. Margaret Sanger: from social justice to social control 3. Jane Addams: from social control to social justice 4. Woman suffrage 5. Conclusions I. Progressive Concerns 1. Unregulated capitalism can cause problems 2. How can we regulate capitalism? a. How to stop excessed? b. How to protect public goods? 3. progressive movements a. democracy in U.S. is being perverted b. Rockefeller is the richest man in history. c. Vast fortunes and very poor. 4. how do we make sure that America is truly a democracy? a. At state level: i. Try to enact series of reforms ii. Initiative, referendum, recall, woman suffrage iii. Wanted to expand the suffrage by giving women right to vote. iv. More democracy may lead to more just society v. “women would be more moral about voting” vi. then society would reform b. Addition to state level i. regulate behavior of working class ii. progressives were concerned industrial workers are wasting
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