AMH-chapter 28 outline - American History 2020 Chapter 28...

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American History 2020 Chapter 28 Outline- Progressivism and Republican Roosevelt [1901-1912] I. Reform Movement- The “Progressives” A. Social reform against monopoly, corruption, inefficiency and social injustices; no more Laissez Fair government. B. Progressive roots 1. Greenback labor party 2. Populist party C. Progressive Literature 1. Lloyd- Wealth Against Commonwealth ; attack on Standard Oil company 2. Veblen- Theory of the Leisure Class; attack on rich and greed 3. Riss- How the other half lives ; showed disease, dirt, misery of Americas poverty D. Social Gospel: Christian teaching, promoted better living for the impoverished II. Muckrakers A. Progressive reformers; gained publicity and aroused public awareness of corruption and “under-the-table” deals; sough to cleanse democracy. 1. McClure, Cosmopolitan, Colliers, Everybodys - - Popular magazines that dug up dirt on many industries and people. 2.
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