20th Century American History Unit 1 Homework

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20th Century American 1 Running head: 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY UNIT 1 HOMEWORK 20th Century American History Unit 1 Homework Sheryl MacKay Everest College Online 20th Century American History AMH 2030-1001 Vera Parham July 24, 2010
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20th Century American History Unit 1 Homework The Progressive Era in the United States was a period of reform that flourished from the 1890s to the 1920s. Keeping corruption out of politics was a main goal of the Progressive Era, with many Progressives trying to expose and undercut political machines and bosses. Many Progressives supported prohibition in order to destroy the political power base in saloons. At the same time, women’s suffrage was promoted to bring a purer female vote into the arena. There were more women going on to higher education during this period, a lot of women were going to universities, and many educated women were choosing to stay single to pursue careers rather than marrying. The number of women doctors in the USA was higher in the 1910s than in any other decade until the 1980s. There was an expansion of the types of employment open to women during this
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course EVS 2021-1001 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '10 term at Everett CC.

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