Jeong Question 5 - HIS 204 What was the impact of...

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HIS 204 What was the impact of progressivism on the local, state and national levels Local : A n This form of government was first adopted by umber of middle sized locals experimented with a system than integrated executive and legislative powers in the hands of a small elected commission, thereby concentrating responsibility and making it easier to coordinate complex activities. This form of government was first adopted by Staunton, Virginia in 1908 ; Dayton, Ohio became the first major city to use the system in 1913 . Out of this experiment came the city manager system, principal executive and administrative officer of a municipality under a council-manager system of local government. In addition, many cities experimented with gas and water socialism, taking over public utility companies and operating them as departments of the municipal government for example Mayor Seth Low improved NY’s public transportation system and obtained passage of the tenement house law of 1901. State:
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2009 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.

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Jeong Question 5 - HIS 204 What was the impact of...

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