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The Progressive Movement Progressive = Change - These changes included: - Women’s suffrage - The Temperance Movement - Child Labor - Unsafe working conditions.

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1 The Progressive Movement Progressive = Change - These changes included: - Women’s suffrage - The Temperance Movement - Child Labor - Unsafe working conditions - The rise of Labor Unions

2 Progressive Era Amendments 18 th – (1919) Prohibition of Alcoholic Beverages 19 th - (1920) Women’s Suffrage (The right to vote) 21 st – (1933) Repeal of Prohibition amendment

3 18 th Amendment “Prohibition” also known as The Temperance Movement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiYqFXmVAFg&feature=related&s afety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1 Prohibited the production, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States

4 Carrie Nation and her “Hatchetations” Biggest group behind Temperance movement was the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Carrie became the face (and ammo) of the movement

5 Women’s Suffrage Women gained the right to vote with the passage of the 19 th amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L 13b0t9aARY&feature=related

6 Two Famous Suffragettes Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women gained voting rights and increased educational opportunities

7 21 st Amendment Repeal of Prohibition Prohibition amendment was so controversial, that it became one of the central issues of the1932 Presidential election FDR ran and won on a platform which included an end to Prohibition http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUeMD057wcU&saf ety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUeMD057wcU&saf ety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

8 Progressive movement workplace reforms - Were needed because of these three negative effects of industrialization - 1) Unsafe working conditions - 2) Low wages and long hours - 3) Child Labor

9 Lewis Hine and Child Labor He used photographs of children working to try to reform ( and end) child labor practices http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tY1gk6J6zc&feature=related http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/


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