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Impact on Economy: hurt people by lowering prices on silver Purpose: law that restored the nation to the gold standard through the redemption of previously-unbacked United States notes and reversed government policies promoted directly after the Civil War Impact on Economy: Made America “great” Bland Allison Act 1878 Gold Standard Act 1900 Purpose: to limit the amount of silver purchased to back money Impact on Economy: changed the management as in from the silver money and so on as the bank Purpose: established gold as only standard for redeeming paper money Impact on Economy: improved the use of gold as in from the economy and so on Does gold back up our paper money today? (Federal Reserve Notes) Gold does not back up our paper money today. Do you think it should? I believe that gold should back up our paper money today so that way people won’t lose their money if markets start to fall. From Populists to Progressives… Connecting Units 5 & 6… (Periods 6 & 7) Key Concept 7.1 Part I: The continued growth and consolidation of large corporations transformed American society and the nation’s economy, promoting urbanization and economic growth, even as business cycle fluctuations became increasingly severe. 6. Answer the following questions by reviewing main events, defining terms, and analyzing significance in the spaces provided. Highlight Cues. Question: Identify the events that led to the Progressive Era, and explain who the Progressives actually were. Answer/Main Events/Ideas Definitions/Explanations Analysis
The cause of the Progressive movement originated mainly in the radical changes in American society during the Gilded Age. As farmers and workers responded to these changes, states began reforming and eventually the federal government began addressing some issues. As cities grew, more individuals also tried to solve new problems. a. Granger Laws b. ICC c. Populist Party d. Jane Addams Granger Laws… Series of laws passed in western states of US after CW to regulate rising fare prices of railroad and grain elevator companies ICC… A regulatory agency created by Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 Original purpose to regulate RRs to ensure fair rates, to eliminate rate discrimination, and to regulate other aspects of common carriers Populist Party… Political party formed in 1892, represented mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver, and government control of RRs and other monopolies Jane Addams… Created 1st settlement house (Hull House) - Provided services to the urban poor To what extent did the Progressive Movement (Era) begin prior to Theodore Roosevelt becoming President in 1901? The movement began in 1890’s with previously formed groups and state reforms. Identify the event that ushered in the Progressive Era : The conditions of lives including children, immigrants, and women What event ushered it out?

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