SOL USII.4e : The Progressive Movement<br />Lisa Pennington<br />Social Studies Instructional Specialist<br />Portsmouth P...
Vocabulary<br />Progressive Movement:  movement that wanted to improve working conditions and create laws to regulate busi...
Vocabulary<br />American Federation of Labor: formed in 1886 by Samuel Gompers-had skilled workers only.<br />Homestead St...
Essential Understandings<br />The effects of industrialization led to the rise of organized labor and important workplace ...
Negative Effects of Industrialization<br />Child labor<br />Low wages, long hours<br />Unsafe working conditions<br />http...
Rise of Organized Labor<br />Formation of union:  Growth of American Federation of Labor<br />Strikes:  Aftermath of Homes...
Progressive Movement Workplace Reforms<br />Improved safety conditions<br />Reduced work hours<br />Placed restrictions on...
Vocabulary<br />Suffrage:  the right to vote.<br />18th Amendment:  prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transport of liq...
Women’s Suffrage<br />Increased educational opportunities<br />Attained voting rights:  Women gained the right to vote wit...
Temperance Movement<br />Composed of groups opposed to the making and consumption of alcohol.  The rationale was that liqu...
Think About It…<br />How did the reforms of the Progressive Movement change the United States?<br />How did workers respon...
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  1. 1. SOL USII.4e : The Progressive Movement<br />Lisa Pennington<br />Social Studies Instructional Specialist<br />Portsmouth Public Schools<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary<br />Progressive Movement: movement that wanted to improve working conditions and create laws to regulate businesses.<br />Muckraker: reporter/writer who exposed corruption.<br />Knights of Labor: a union formed in 1869 made up of skilled and unskilled workers. <br />Lockout: when workers are could not enter a plant.<br />
  3. 3. Vocabulary<br />American Federation of Labor: formed in 1886 by Samuel Gompers-had skilled workers only.<br />Homestead Strike: 1892 union strike against steel plant in Pennsylvania.<br />Yellow dog contract: written agreement not to join a union.<br />Blacklist: list of workers who were union members.<br />
  4. 4. Essential Understandings<br />The effects of industrialization led to the rise of organized labor and important workplace reforms.<br />
  5. 5. Negative Effects of Industrialization<br />Child labor<br />Low wages, long hours<br />Unsafe working conditions<br />http://www.icsd.k12.ny.us/acs/library/ushistory/laborwebquest/images/child_labor.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Rise of Organized Labor<br />Formation of union: Growth of American Federation of Labor<br />Strikes: Aftermath of Homestead Strike<br />http://www.legendsofamerica.com/photos-americanhistory/HomesteadRiot1892.jpg<br />
  7. 7. Progressive Movement Workplace Reforms<br />Improved safety conditions<br />Reduced work hours<br />Placed restrictions on child labor<br />
  8. 8. Vocabulary<br />Suffrage: the right to vote.<br />18th Amendment: prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transport of liquor (1919). It was enforced by the Volstead Act. <br />Temperance Movement: led by American religious groups opposed to the manufacture and consumption of alcohol.<br />19th Amendment: women gained the right to vote in 1920.<br />
  9. 9. Women’s Suffrage<br />Increased educational opportunities<br />Attained voting rights: Women gained the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment; Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton worked for women’s suffrage.<br />http://z.about.com/d/womenshistory/1/0/D/1/sbanthony_hws_400w.jpg<br />http://kids.americancorners.or.kr/ENG/images/05_history_07_02_03.jpg<br />
  10. 10. Temperance Movement<br />Composed of groups opposed to the making and consumption of alcohol. The rationale was that liquor caused poverty and social disorder.<br />Supported the 18th Amendment which prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transport of alcoholic beverages.<br />http://i.b5z.net/i/u/895699/i/VDP_-prohibition-poster_ezr.JPG<br />
  11. 11. Think About It…<br />How did the reforms of the Progressive Movement change the United States?<br />How did workers respond to the negative effects of industrialization?<br />

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