HIST 226 4 - 4/8/08 Dr. Carney HIST 226 Exam 3 1890's...

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4/8/08 Dr. Carney HIST 226 Exam 3 1890's – 1910's is the Progressive Era Progressives and Populists were seperate Progressive Movement Majority of Americans believed in Reform and believe in change Not everyone believed in the same issues Everyone wants America to return to a more traditional government and they have the same goals Believe in the common person and that they should have a voice Interested in protecting people form powerful things Federal Government Corporations Agree in Reform, but disagree on “to what extent” 1900 – Galveston Hurricane The city was destroyed The city attempts to rebuild (physically and politically) and it falls apart 1901 – a five man panel was hired for urban rebuilding City of Galveston is growing back This is the idea of Progressivism Efficiency Use of Corporate values Commision Style of Government Starts in Galveston By 1914, many cities are run by this 1890's in Texas
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HIST 226 4 - 4/8/08 Dr. Carney HIST 226 Exam 3 1890's...

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