History 106 Notes

History 106 Notes - History 106 Notes-2 2/6/2008 1:55:00 PM...

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History 106 Notes-2 06/02/2008 14:55:00 Progressive Era, 1900-1920 A period of reform in a response to public outcry- middle o Populist ideals came into being o Middle class movement o Characterized by  professional government Use of business models and academic methods in government Public concerns crossed party lines o Public health, safety, education, poverty, sanitation were major  concerns Fire departments, trash, public service… Growth of cities caused problems subject to reform and also  natural disasters 6000 people died in Galveston Hurricane Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire- Safety Regulations developed o Muckrakers- expositional journalists o Limiting child labor Reform v. revolt Professionalism Theodore Roosevelt- Square Deal More regulation on business- continuation of Sherman Anti-trust Roosevelt ran again on progressive party/ bull moose party bc republican 
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