THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
REVIEW………. PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT –  Movement started by middle class city dwellers to : <ul><li>return control of the govt....
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKERS  - Journalists who wrote about the corrup...
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER:  Ida Tarbell <ul><li>EVILS OF  </li></ul>...
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES &  </li></ul><ul><li>COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER:  Jacob Riis <ul><li>EV...
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER:  Upton Sinclair <ul><li>EVILS OF  </li></...
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>TRUSTBUSTERS  <ul><li>Used Sherman </li></ul><ul><li...
ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>FEDERAL ARBITRATION:  <ul><li>Government will interv...
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Nov. 17 Notes (Economic Reform)

  1. 1. THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
  2. 2. REVIEW………. PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT – Movement started by middle class city dwellers to : <ul><li>return control of the govt. to the people (POLITICAL REFORM) </li></ul><ul><li>restore economic opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Correct injustices of American life </li></ul>
  3. 3. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKERS - Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business in journals, magazines, novels, etc are key in exposing the corrupt side of business and helping improve opportunities for citizens MUCKRAKERS –
  4. 4. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER: Ida Tarbell <ul><li>EVILS OF </li></ul><ul><li>MONOPOLIES – </li></ul><ul><li>Standard Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul>
  5. 5. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & </li></ul><ul><li>COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER: Jacob Riis <ul><li>EVILS OF </li></ul><ul><li>CHILD LABOR </li></ul><ul><li>URBAN PROBLEMS </li></ul>
  6. 6. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>MUCKRAKER: Upton Sinclair <ul><li>EVILS OF </li></ul><ul><li>MONOPOLIES – </li></ul><ul><li>Meat Packing Industry </li></ul>Work results in the Meat Inspection Act & Pure Food and Drug Act
  7. 7. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>TRUSTBUSTERS <ul><li>Used Sherman </li></ul><ul><li>Antitrust Act to </li></ul><ul><li>bust up trusts </li></ul><ul><li>(stopped trusts, not </li></ul><ul><li>mergers) </li></ul>* Led by President Theodore Roosevelt
  8. 8. ECONOMIC REFORM <ul><li>IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES & COMPETITION </li></ul>FEDERAL ARBITRATION: <ul><li>Government will intervene if disagreement between company & employee affects public (1902 Coal Strike) </li></ul>
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