Unit 8 APUSH Notes - Progressivism A movement to improve...

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2-16-17ProgressivismA movement to improve societyMuckrakersDrove progressivismSuffragettes Stood up for women's rightsPopulistsStood up for political rightsWanted to help poor peopleTemperanceLead by churches and womanTo ban alcohol to make society betterGoo GoosWant political reformsImprove local governmentsMiddle Class WomenThey had a little bit of money and they were always home being housewives (most of thetimeThey felt suppressed in their own wayLabor UnionsCivil Rights2-23-17WorkersLabor Unions8 hour work dayRights Bach 10 LaborConsumer ProtectionUSDAFDAGovernment ReformCivil Service Act1880’sFarmer FinanceFederal LoanWomen's Rights1867- Wyoming19th AmendmentCivil Rights13th, 14th and 15th Amendment Government CorruptionEradicationProgressive Era (1890-1929)
PopulistsMovements that involve a large mass of people1901-1920TR Roosevelt (R)Taft (R)Wilson (D)All promoted more government involvementMoneyGold StandardMoney supply goes down Money value goes upCould Cause Deflation :(Silver StandardMore Silver More MoneyMoney supply goes upMoney value goes downFarmers in 1870’sGrangeWay for farmers to come together and share their ideas with each otherOliver KellyPatrons of Husbandry (1867)Gave rural people education and rightsMunn v. Illinois 1877InterstateSays states could regulate interstate trade and pass laws to do so Wabash v. Illinois 1886Only congress could pass laws for states trade (between states)InterstateICCFarmers Alliance- Political ReformNortherners, southerners blacksGreenbacksMore silver productionGraduated income taxGovernment ownership of RR commision Urban Movement- Tex Income1879- Progress and Poverty- Henry George Poor people needed access to landHenry George ClubsOrganized for discussions1894- Wealth against commonwealthFirst works of muckrakingHenry LloydThorsten Veblen
Wrote the “theory of leisure class”Too much corruptionEdward Bellary “Looking Backward” was written in 1900 but took place in 2000Sig: Promotes idea of socialism and populismEdward KelloggFinancial freedomIncrease paper moneyGovernment owned banksCoin's Financial School- 18931,000,000 copies Had a lot of pictures and was about changing financial system for the massOmaha Convention 1892 Foundation of populist partyFarmer alliance and urban movements and labor unions come together1892- James Weaver1896 William Jenning BryanPush silver issuePopulist high pointAfter 1896- populist movement diesSIG: INFLUENCED AND PROMOTED PROGRESSIVISM1-24-17Municipal Reform - reforming how government is run- how cities are runThe Goo GoosWanted to overthrow political machineImmigrants were against the Goo Goos

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