Lecture 7 Social Patterns Of Urban And Industrial America
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Covers the Progressive Movement and the changes it had on Urban America.

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  • Prof. Dani Vaughn-Tucker History 104: American History from 1865 to the Present Spring 2009
    • “ Give me your tired, your poor,
    • Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
    • The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
    • Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
    • I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
    • - Emma Lazarus
    • Progressives wanted to
    • Curb corporate power
    • End business monopolies
    • Wipe out political corruption
    • Democratize electoral procedures
    • Protect working people
    • Bridge the gap between the social classes
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    • Journalists
    • Ida Tarbell
    • Lincoln Steffens
    • Ray Stannard Baker
    • Novelists
    • Theodore Dreiser
    • Upton Sinclair
    • Thorstein Veblen
    • Educator
    • John Dewey
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    • Promoted professional city managers
    • Advocated public ownership of utilities
    • Settlement Houses
    • Hull House founded by Jane Addams
    • Often established in areas with recent European immigrants
    • Residents lobbied for state and federal legislation to make changes in their living and working conditions
    • Initiative
    • Referendum
    • Recall
    • 17 th Amendment
    • Robert La Follette
    • Child labor laws
    • Work hour reform
    • Minimum wage
    • Workmen’s compensation
    • End to homework
    • Triangle Fire (1911)
    • Prohibition
      • Women’s Christian Temperance Union
      • Anti-Saloon League of America
    • 18 th Amendment – provided for prohibition
    • 21 st Amendment – repealed prohibition
    • Margaret Sanger
    • Nurse
    • Birth control advocate
    • Believed in eugenics
    • Considered to be a racist by those in opposition to her views on birth control
    • Middle class people who shared common values
    • Supporters appreciated order, efficiency and expertise
    • Supporters encouraged investigation, experimentation and cooperation
    • Major goal was the regulation of big business
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Known as a “trustbuster”
    • Revived the Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    • Pure Food and Drug Act
    • Hepburn Act
    • Nature conservationist
    • Immigration
    • Urbanization
    • Industrialization