2 Document A: Conservation: John Muir Born in Scotland 1838 University of WisconsinCo-found of Sierra Club 1892Worked with T. Roosevelt to set up Yosemite Nat’l Park 1905
3 John MuirPreservationist – opposed to commercial use of national landsMuir WoodsDisagreed with Progressive ally Gifford PinchotPinchot felt the purpose of the forests & rivers was to serve humanity, under the watchful eye of gov.t
5 Document B: Child Labor: Lewis Hine Hired by the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC – est. 1914) to investigate & photograph the plight of America’s working childrenPhotography helped pass the Keating-Owen Act in 1916Restrict work for children under 14Declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 1918
7 Document C: Women’s Suffrage Movement began with the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848WY first state to grant full suffrage for womenBy 1908, 27 states granted women some voting rights (no vote for President or Congress)
9 Jane Addams Not generally regarded as a suffragist Interested in social reformRealized women’s vote was necessary to win support for reforms in education, tenement (renter) safety and food inspection
10 Document D: Food Safety: Upton Sinclair Born in 1878 in MD Life-long socialistThe Jungle was Sinclair’s 1st literary successPeople sent T. Roosevelt angry letters demanding meat-packing industry be more closely regulatedMeat Inspection Act was passed by Congress in 1906
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