Ch. 24 - Tindall/Shi Ch. 24 AmericanProgressivism

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Tindall/Shi Ch. 24 American Progressivism Copyright:  W.C. Nicholson, Ph. D. Kennesaw State University Kennesaw State University
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The Progressive Era 1900-1917 What was “progressivism ?” Use of gov’t to solve social problems What were the antecedents to  progressivism ? Socialism Populism
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The Progressive Era (con’t) What problems did progressives address ? (see video) 1. corruption/bossism 2. monopolies/trusts 3. crimes 4. public health/safety 5. child labor 6. temperance reform 7. women’s suffrage 8. agrarian discontent 9. education 10. race relations 11. conservation
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The Progressive Era (con’t) Who were the “muckrakers ?” Progressive reformers who sought to “clean  Term coined by TR Henry Demarest Lloyd, Jacob Riis, Lincoln  Steffens Big on diagnosis; weak on remedies
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The Progressive Era (con’t) What were the four major “features” of 
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Ch. 24 - Tindall/Shi Ch. 24 AmericanProgressivism

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