Voters Reform In The Progressive Era


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Voters Reform In The Progressive Era

  1. 1. Voters Reform in the Progressive Era By: Talon Sipes
  2. 2. The Problem of Voter Reform
  3. 3. The problem cont.
  4. 4. The Problem cont.
  5. 5. Why Reform <ul><li>There was and imbalance in power </li></ul><ul><li>Voting in the era started very volatile arguments namely the women's suffrage . </li></ul><ul><li>There was a split on thoughts of who should vote. </li></ul><ul><li>The men in power needed to be convinced to let the women vote. </li></ul>
  6. 6. People who impacted the voters reform <ul><li>Harry Burns </li></ul><ul><li>Bainbridge Colby </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson </li></ul>
  7. 7. Harry Burns
  8. 8. Harry Burns <ul><li>Born on November 12, 1895 in Niota, Tennessee and died on February 19 th , 1977 in Hathburn his families mansion. </li></ul><ul><li>He graduated from the Harvard banking seminar and did banking, law and part-time politics. </li></ul><ul><li>He became well know when he voted for women’s suffrage at the young age of 24 and caused an uproar from it </li></ul>
  9. 9. Harry Burn
  10. 10. Bainbridge Colby
  11. 11. Bainbridge Colby <ul><li>Born on December 22, 1869 in St.Louis, Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>Died on April 11, 1950 in Bemus point, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Williams college in 1890 </li></ul><ul><li>He earned a degree from New York Law School in 1892 and in that same year he was admitted to the bar and opened a law firm </li></ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson appointed him to vice president of U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation in 1917 </li></ul><ul><li>After Robert Lansing resigned from the position of secretary of state Woodrow Wilson asked Bainbridge to be the secretary of state where Bainbridge stayed until the end of Wilson’s administration after which they founded a law firm in Washington D.C. </li></ul>
  12. 12. What Bainbridge was doing for the reform
  13. 13. Teddy Roosevelt
  14. 14. Teddy Roosevelt <ul><li>October 27, 1858–January 6, 1919 born in New York city and died in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Lieutenant colonel of the rough rider regiment in the Spanish-American war and eventually the assistant secretary of the navy. </li></ul><ul><li>Won the Nobel prize for mediating the Russo- Japan war </li></ul><ul><li>1901 became president and his presidency ended in 1909 he created the bull moose party in 1912 which was the first party to have a plank supporting the women’s suffrage movement </li></ul>
  15. 15. What Theodore Roosevelt was Doing
  16. 16. Woodrow Wilson
  17. 17. Woodrow Wilson <ul><li>born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia and died on February 3, 1924 </li></ul><ul><li>Received his baccalaureate degree from Princeton university </li></ul><ul><li>After graduating from the law school of the university of Virginia he practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for a year became president of Princeton university from 1902-1910 and became well know for his ideas on reforming our education system </li></ul><ul><li>He won the 1912 presidential election on April 4 th he requested to go to war after 4 American ships carrying passengers were sunk it was approved two days later </li></ul>
  18. 18. Woodrow Wilson giving his speech to congress
  19. 19. 19th Amendment <ul><li>August 26, 1920 </li></ul><ul><li>it was approved by Tennessee which was the 36 th state to approve it making it an amendment </li></ul><ul><li>A 24 year old legislature from Tennessee named Harry Burns made the vote to approve it after being urged by his mother to do so </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as the Anthony amendment because of Susan B. Anthony </li></ul>
  20. 20. 19th Amendment
  21. 21. Women voting today
  22. 22. Women voting in Iraq <ul><li>George bush says in this article that he was fighting the Iraqi war to give their women the same rights as our women. </li></ul><ul><li>This also goes to show that our 19 th amendment help set the standard for the world on voting rights </li></ul>
  23. 23. Information on the article <ul><li>Iraqi Women See Little but Darkness </li></ul><ul><li>It was in The Washington Post newspaper </li></ul>
  24. 24. references <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>< >  </li></ul><ul><li>Pasted from < > </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  25. 25. References cont. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>