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Elian Dones PERIOD 1 4/21/17 Elysee 3). With evidence discuss how you can draw a straight line from the industrialism sparked by the Civil War production leading to the Gilded Age which leads to the Progressive Era. From the industrialism of the Civil War and the hard work used to mass produce goods needed for soldiers, you can see how the Gilded Age began and the Progressive Era. During the time of the Civil War and the mass amounts of soldiers needed to fight, supplies ran low.The strong nation of the North or other wise known as the union, they also needed to increase the chances of victory, the North had to mass produce guns, ammo, and food for the soldiers. This response brought up the development of interchangeable parts and incorporating the assembly line introduced by Henry Ford in the early 1900’s. This also became the beginning of automated machines and less dependency of skilled artisans to create custom items. Additionally, over time we have moved on from the use of candles to electricity introduced famously by Thomas Edison. Furthermore, we have improved from the slow process of traveling with horses to trains and automotive vehicles. This just shows how much we have advanced from the beginning of time to the present. 7). What are the four Progressive Amendments AND decide if they made the positive changes the Progressives wanted. The four Progressive Amendments are the 16 th Amendment raise of income tax, 17 th Amendment Direct election of Senators, 18 th Amendment Prohibition of Alcohol and the 19 th Amendment Women’s Voting Rights. With the passing of the 16 th Amendment, being the increase of the income tax, Progressives aimed this Amendment towards the people that could pay and not be greatly impacted. Otherwise of it was aimed towards everyone, most people would not be able to pay it because of the percentage of poverty and homelessness during the period. Additionally, those specific

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