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Chapter 20: The Progressive Era - The Progressive...

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The Progressive Era (1890-1920) Background of Progressivism populists -honesty Reform By business By government Sources of Progressivism Muckrakers: investigative reporters Mugwumps Ida M. Tarbell Standard oil - exposed them Big oil, big steel, big railroads Exposes Unfair wage Price controls 1900 and after monopolies go down (reform in 1990’s) Settlement House Jane Adams Women’s Activism Susan B. Anthony Would provide english classes for immigrants Would provide playgrounds for children 19th amendment during this era Aims and Achievements More democratic society 16th amendment - income tax (government takes money if you work) 17th amendment - U.S Senators (the people could not vote for senate before this Efficiency “Taylorism” Assembly line, make product faster Scientific principle to make businesses more efficient Theory is to make businesses more important Regulation Capitalism V. Socialism
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