Notes 11/13 (Political & Moral Reforms)

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  • Notes 11/13 (Political & Moral Reforms)

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

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