Unit 528Progressivism●Fight inefficiency, ●Articles influence●Jacob riss - represents progessive era○Wrote book about work force toward middle class●Socialist also involved - change the way gov●Feminist also involved●Muckraking - journalist who wrote for yellow press aka cheap paper●Teddy rosevelt says people who write for the scandels and corruption are called muckrakers●Mostly white male and female●Very few asian americans, latin americans, etc.●Improve life and working conditions●Initiative - want to allow any person to propose a law and other voters can vote on law●Direct election of senators●Cities and states the progessive era takes a turn●Utilities - necessities for life●Progessive women ○Women's trade union league -they are s●Piece of legislation muller - supreme court ruled that it was constitutional to act law to protect women in the workforce●Lockner - invalidated a law saying that you could only have a person work for 10 hours aday○By 1917 it was taken out and not a law anymoreTeddy roevelts●Was a progessive●Square deal - had 3 c’s○Corporations○Consumers○Conservation●Was the first person to use federal troops to stop a protest●Elkins law - prohibited the railroads from bribing large corporations for business●Hepburn act - continue to enforce elkins act but ●Meat inspection act - result botulism being found in meat and people arent buying it and bought by foreign courntires making the econmy look bad. So now gov had to inspect meat●Food and drug act - address things being imported and exported. Make site affects known●Conservation - increase amount of land settled by ●Mulpile use resource management
●Panic in 1907 - caused by financial reforms roosevelt put in place ○Gov has done something to sop it but going down and up●1928 depression●Rosevelt didn;t run for a third term and passed it to taff●Taff wasn't the most charismatic political leader●He becomes more progressive than roosevelt●Dollar diplomacy - encouraging people to invest in certain things so we could help the US ( economic imperialism)○Basically take over other countries economy●Taft breaks trust - 90 trusts ●Taft said he would lower the bill but doesn't●Teddy rosevlet doesn't like what taft is doing and runs a third time●Bull moose party - rehash of the square deal. Entrepreneurship, monopoly etc.