HST 203 Exam 2 Notes

HST 203 Exam 2 Notes - HST203NOTES/PTDEUX 21:24:00 FEB10 :...

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HST 203 NOTES/PT DEUX 27/03/2011 21:24:00 FEB 10 Progressives in the City: Need for reform was felt mostly acutely in urban areas and women were  among leaders in these efforts New urban problems after 1890 Preponderance of foreign born: chicago population in 1890 was 87%  immigrants and their children. Detroit and Milwaukee 84% imm. Pop density in 1894 in Manhattan the avg pop was 143 ppl/acre higher than  the most crowded cities in europe Poor infastructure and physical setting o Disease spread o 10-12,000 children died per year Jane Addams and Settlement House Movement Young women’s political outlet Move to immigrant neighborhood and created hosues that filled the need for  things like education, etc. o Jane Addams and Hull ^ o It was a place for them to go o Belief that social and physical circumstances which one gorws up  affect lives o Addams’ Hull house became so popular they were put on postcards Settlement House Hull House Founded “in the belief that the more foothold of a house easily  accesible ample in space, hospitable and tolerant…” To addams guiding aims
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o 1) to eteach people to be good americans o 2) to help assimilate o 3) use x-tian principles to act in humanitarian ways toward those in  need response to problem of urban life site of community and moral uplift Legacies of SHM (Settlement House Movement) Led to founding of social work as a profession Gave educated women a place to utilize their talents Offered women a way to participate and influence poliitcs w/out luxury and  privelege of the vote Ulitimately contributed positivvely to the lives of millions of americans by  improving citiies Why should women vote? In short to protect the house, which Addams slyly portrays and the traditional  work of women All Men Created Equally Elizabeth   Cady   Stanton , 1892 o Membership in the national woman suffrage ass. Grew to 2 mil in 1917 o Movement beagn to exp. Success in 1890s by 1919 39 states gave  women right to vote. o 1920, 19 th  amendment gave all women right o radical organization and the mlimits of the progressive Reform Progressivism accomplished much but it was interested in reform not  revolution Watned to make system better, w/out changing it
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Moderate left movement Industrial workers of the world (IWW) founded in 1905 Lublow Massacre 1914: 16 ppl including 12 children when members of the  colorado state militia attacked a camp of strike members o Company owned by Rockefeller o In a company town FEB 15 American Expansionism after 1898 Mainfest desinty – end of frontier – war with Cuba and phillipines
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course HST 203 taught by Professor Stamm during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.

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