4.19.11 The Progressive Era with voice over

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The Progressive Era: 1895 – 1920 A. the 1890s- A time of Mixed Emotions: a. Pride in National Accomplishments b. Concern over Deep National problems and challenges to American democracy B. Progressiveness: “Reform the System to save it”- improvement over time a. Laissez fair i. Repressed instead of liberated people b. monopolies c. poor distribution of wealth i. more and more money was being concentrated at the top minuscule percent ii. 10s of millions of Americans lived in poverty d. Urban Problems (Immigration/Urban-Rural Migration/Slums/Crime/Inadequate social and sanitation services) i. Many problems in American cities 1. as many people lived in cities as lived in country- there’s now a balance ii. Urban populations were exploding though 1. 2 forces were operating a. millions of immigrants mostly from Europe who went to the cities b/c there were more economic opportunities there iii. Small towns 1. Many people chase a career that won’t bring them back to the small towns or
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