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Notes 11/13 (Political & Moral Reforms)

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    • 1. THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
    • 2. REVIEW………. PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT – Movement started by middle class city dwellers to :
      • return control of the govt. to the people
      • restore economic opportunities
      • Correct injustices of American life
    • 3. POLITICAL REFORM
      • REFORM ELECTIONS
      1. Secret Ballot = Curtained Booth
    • 4. POLITICAL REFORM
      • REFORM
      • ELECTIONS
      2. Citizen Initiative = bill created by citizens through petition
    • 5. POLITICAL REFORM
      • REFORM
      • ELECTIONS
      4. Citizen Recall = people remove public official before end of his/her term I am Arnold. I am your new governor.
    • 6. POLITICAL REFORM
      • REFORM
      • ELECTIONS
      5. Direct Primary = people vote on candidates, not appointed
    • 7. POLITICAL REFORM
      • RESULTS :
      • Public Office Accountability
      • Citizen Control
      * Promotes CDV’s Popular Sovereignty & Justice
      • 17 th Amendment –
              • Direct election of senators
      • 19 th Amendment –
              • woman suffrage granted
    • 8. Moral Reform
    • 9. Progressive Movement reform movement of middle-class city dwellers to fix problems of urbanization and industrialization REMEMBER…
    • 10.
      • Three Progressive Goals
      • Promote Democracy
      • Protect Social Welfare
      • Reform the Economy
      REMEMBER…
    • 11.
      • Progressives wanted to clean up morality to improve the lives of the poor
      Moral Reform
      • Teach them middle-class American values
      • GOAL: Protect Social Welfare
    • 12.
      • Banning of alcoholic beverages
      Prohibition
    • 13.
      • Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
      Prohibition Organizations
      • Worked for woman suffrage so they could support prohibition
    • 14.
      • Anti-Saloon League (1895)
      Prohibition Organizations
      • Worked to close bars because they served as a place…
      • To cash paychecks
      • For political machine headquarters
    • 15.
      • Anti-Saloon League (1895)
      Prohibition Organizations
      • Worked to close bars because they served as a place…
      • For immigrants to meet (blocked assimilation)
      • For prostitution
    • 16.
      • Went into affect in 1920
      18th Amendment
      • Banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol
      • 1933 ~ repealed by the 21 st Amendment
    • 17. The End