HIST 1351 Lecture 8: Lecture 8_Progressive Era

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Progressive Era 1900-1917
The progressives could be democrats, socialists, and republicans.
Reasons for progressive reform
o Progressives of all political parties
o Stressed order and efficiency
Everything at the time was very disorganized
o Reforms move from local, state, national
Social Darwinism and laissez-faire challenged
Labor reform needed
There are no labor restrictions
Triangle shirtwaist fire
o They lock the employees in and a fire started and they
weren’t able to get out
o About 150 or so people die
Concerned about immigration
Social gospel movement
Walter Rauschenbusch
o Christianity and the Social Crisis
Muckrakers
Ida Tarbell Standard Oil
Upton Sinclair meatpacking
o Wrote a book: The Jungle
Gospel of efficiency
Frederick Taylor
o Time studies
Labor responds
o American Federation of Labor membership increases
Increasing role of women progressives
Women progressive reform politics and government
o Settlement houses
Hull House Jane Addams
o Women’s suffrage
Women’s proper sphere
Men could go to a public circle but the women had to stay in
private. And these two circles never interacted with each other. But
not everyone agreed that it should be this way.
Early suffrage strategy (1850’s)
Women and men are equal so women should be able to vote
Strategy change: Francis Willard
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