13 Progressivism

13 Progressivism - Social Purity Movement Main targets:...

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17:52 Characteristics of Progressivism Scientific Investigation Expertise required Scientific Management; efficiency was Key Pragmatism Middle Class Settlement Houses Women’s Role in Private Charity Jane Addams, Hull House 1889 Live Among and aid Immigrant community Health, hygiene, etc Social Gospel Movement Theological Doctrine Walter Rauschenbusch – was a Baptist minister in Hell’s Kitchen Believed church should adopt Jesus way of life Churches must make Christianity relevant to urban problems Reform society rather than just individuals
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Unformatted text preview: Social Purity Movement Main targets: alcohol and prostitution Womens Christian Temperance Union (1873) Eighteenth Amendment 1919 Temperance Unions Prostitution: worst of all evils Vice Commissions National Police Gazette Limited Achievements Progressives & the Working Class Progressives: sympathy but little understanding Worked in Garment industry employed 1000s of women in NYC. Were between 16-25 years old 56 hours/week for $6 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, 1911 17:52 17:52...
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