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28/09/2006 11:42:00 Progressives – want all kinds of social reform
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Problems Solutions Democracy Party bosses controlled  elections Political machines or large  trusts controlled the  election of senators Direct  primaries  – all  party members  could vote for a  candidate to run Referendum  –  allowed  proposed  legislation to be  approved by  voters Initiative  –  allowed citizens  to introduce  legislation Recall  – voters  could un-elect  an official Direct election  of senators  –  17 th  amendment
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Suffrage Women couldn’t  vote; 14 th  and  15 th  amendments  didn’t include  women – just  blacks Women were  attacked for  their ideas
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Unformatted text preview: Womens suffrage group split in two They lobbied lawmakers and went on strikes 19 th amendment Two groups united in NAWSA Social Welfare Child labor Health and safety Alcohol abuse crime, illiteracy Abolished by the National Child Labor Committee; maximum hours, minimum age, mandatory education Insurance funds; zoning laws; building codes; health codes temperance/pro hibition movement Big Business Few rich, many poor Sherman Antitrust Act; Interstate Commerce Commission; support for som 28/09/2006 11:42:00 28/09/2006 11:42:00...
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