ch_17 - QUIT 17 The Progressive Era CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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17 QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION The Origins of Progressivism 1 SECTION Women in Public Life 2 SECTION Teddy Roosevelt’s Square Deal 3 SECTION Progressivism Under Taft 4 MAP GRAPH SECTION Wilson’s New Freedom 5 The Progressive Era
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17 HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To explain how the progressive movement managed to increase the power of government to regulate business and to protect society from the injustices fostered by big business The Progressive Era
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17 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T What kinds of actions can bring about social change? Examine the Issues It is the dawn of the 20th century, and the reform movement is growing. Moral reformers are trying to ban alcoholic beverages. Political reformers work toward fair government and business practices. Women fight for equal wages and the right to vote. Throughout society, social and economic issues take center stage. • How can individuals bring about change in their government? • What types of actions might pressure big business to change? HOME • How might reformers recruit others? The Progressive Era
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17 The United States The World 1896 William McKinley is elected president. 1889 Eiffel Tower opens for visitors. 1898 Marie Curie discovers radium. 1908 William H. Taft is elected president. 1909 W. E. B. Du Bois helps found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). TIME LINE HOME 1900 William McKinley is reelected. 1901 McKinley is assassinated; Theodore Roosevelt becomes president. 1901 Commonwealth of Australia is created. 1904 Theodore Roosevelt is elected president. continued . . . The Progressive Era 1899 Boer War in South Africa begins.
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17 The United States The World 1912 Woodrow Wilson is elected president. 1913 China’s Qin Dynasty topples. 1914 World War I begins in Europe. TIME LINE HOME 1916 Woodrow Wilson is reelected. 1918 Eighteenth Amendment outlaws alcoholic beverages. 1918 Mohandas Gandhi becomes leader of the independence movement in India. 1920 Nineteenth Amendment grants women the right to vote. The Progressive Era 1910 Mexican revolution begins.
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1 The Origins of Progressivism Social and economic changes during the late 19th century create broad reform movements in American society. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME MAP GRAPH
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1 The Origins of Progressivism OVERVIEW Political, economic, and social change in late 19th century America led to broad progressive reforms. Progressive reforms such as labor and voting rights have helped to make life in America what it is today. MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW HOME Florence Kelley prohibition referendum Robert M. La Follette progressive movement scientific management Seventeenth Amendment recall initiative muckraker ASSESSMENT MAP GRAPH
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1 The Origins of Progressivism 1. Look at the graphic to help organize your thoughts. List examples of organizations that worked for reform in the four areas named. continued . . .
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_17 - QUIT 17 The Progressive Era CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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