Prof. Dani Vaughn-Tucker History 104:  American History from 1865 to the Present Spring 2009
<ul><li>“ Give me your tired, your poor, </li></ul><ul><li>Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Progressives wanted to  </li></ul><ul><li>Curb corporate power </li></ul><ul><li>End business monopolies </li></ul...
<ul><li>Journalists </li></ul><ul><li>Ida Tarbell </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln Steffens </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Stannard Baker ...
<ul><li>Promoted professional city managers </li></ul><ul><li>Advocated public ownership of utilities </li></ul>
<ul><li>Settlement Houses </li></ul><ul><li>Hull House founded by Jane Addams </li></ul><ul><li>Often established in areas...
<ul><li>Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Referendum </li></ul><ul><li>Recall </li></ul><ul><li>17 th  Amendment </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Child labor laws </li></ul><ul><li>Work hour reform </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum wage </li></ul><ul><li>Workmen’s com...
<ul><li>Prohibition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s Christian Temperance Union </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-Saloon League...
<ul><li>Margaret Sanger </li></ul><ul><li>Nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Birth control advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Believed in eug...
<ul><li>Middle class people who shared common values </li></ul><ul><li>Supporters appreciated order, efficiency and expert...
<ul><li>Major goal was the regulation of big business </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Known as a “t...
<ul><li>Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanization </li></ul><ul><li>Industrialization  </li></ul>
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Lecture 7 Social Patterns Of Urban And Industrial America

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