Progressives - Progressives Moderate Reformers o Muckrakers Journalist who tells the truth so much that it causes ruckus o Victorian Woman o

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Progressives Moderate Reformers o Muckrakers : Journalist who tells the truth so much that it causes ruckus. o Victorian Woman o Government Agencies Diversity of Causes o Critique of industrialism o White, Middle-Class Americans who are well educated o Undemocratic: need well informed people Evolution of Practice o Volunteerism: realized this wasn’t going to fix the system o Municipal and State o Federal: 1901 Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Progressivism o Aristocratic Youth o Early Politics of Direct Engagement o Republican Virtue : idea of the American Revolution. The people in society who are most gifted and most intelligent have a responsibility to lead society. But should lead by self-sacrifice. Bully Pulpit : give sermon and if you didn’t like what he had to say he was going to bully it into you o International Duty: world engagement o Avoid Class Tension o Transcend Materialism Domestic Policy Anti-Trust o Northern Securities Company: large transcontinental railroad company
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course HIST 222 taught by Professor Crowe during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

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Progressives - Progressives Moderate Reformers o Muckrakers Journalist who tells the truth so much that it causes ruckus o Victorian Woman o

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