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ProgressivismMonday, 25 February, 13
An early 20th century political                          movement that promoted policies such                          as ...
Muckrakers: a critic who spreads information about     real or alleged scandals, usually for political     purposes.Monday...
Ida Tarbell in         McClure’s Magazine,              a famous         muckraking expose           of Rockefeller’s     ...
Why did the progressive era occur?                             Why did muckrakers exist?                           Are the...
Well, here’s another famous example from the era:               The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911Monday, 25 Feb...
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Progressive era

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Progressive era

  1. 1. ProgressivismMonday, 25 February, 13
  2. 2. An early 20th century political movement that promoted policies such as slum improvement, public health, and women’s suffrage, intended to reform the U.S. government, economy, and society.Monday, 25 February, 13
  3. 3. Muckrakers: a critic who spreads information about real or alleged scandals, usually for political purposes.Monday, 25 February, 13
  4. 4. Ida Tarbell in McClure’s Magazine, a famous muckraking expose of Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Co.Monday, 25 February, 13
  5. 5. Why did the progressive era occur? Why did muckrakers exist? Are there any parallels to today?Monday, 25 February, 13
  6. 6. Well, here’s another famous example from the era: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911Monday, 25 February, 13

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