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Investigative journalists who wrote exposés on large corporations Politicians who were willing to do anything to get reelected Interest-group leaders who supported Progressive reforms Philanthropists who pledged their money to eliminate corruption Government officials who supervised the elimation of brothels
Investigative journalists who wrote exposés on large corporations
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under mixed public and private control. completely in private hands but that was regulated by the government. completely under government control. with a decentralized system of private state banks that operated without federal regulation. under private control with no branches.
Few employers accepted any responsibility for the frequent accidents and illnesses. Most employers had begun to provide generous vacations and retirement benefits. Most had been convinced by progressive reformers that each employer had to take care of his or her own employees and help them prepare for a healthy retirement. Few were prepared to deal with the problem themselves, but most had become convinced that the federal government should institute a workers' compensation program. Most believed that programs to help workers during times of illness would result in a nation of sissies.
Few employers accepted any responsibility for the frequent accidents and illnesses.
Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois were key black leaders. Lynchings were quite common, with anywhere from fifty to seventy occurring each year. Most progressives believed that improving black American rights should be a high priority. Black Americans typically could not vote. William Lloyd Garrison led a campaign against lynchings.
They were a method of imposing strict segregation in places like streetcars, trains, schools, parks, public buildings, and cemeteries. They were declared in the Danbury Hatters case to be unconstitutional. They were laws instituted by many northern municipalities in the early twentieth century in an effort to ensure honest and effective government. They were federal laws outlawing discrimination in public accommodations. They laws that set aside public monies to aid black Americans.
They were a method of imposing strict segregation in places like streetcars, trains, schools, parks, public buildings, and cemeteries
Businesses should adopt progressive reforms in an effort to make business more humane. Business could increase efficiency by standardizing job routines and rewarding the fastest workers. Businesses should combine several competing corporations into one larger holding company. Corporations should narrow the scope of their business so that they could focus on the core areas they understood best. Corporations should provide workers with better wages and working conditions in an effort to prevent government regulation or outside unionization.
Business could increase efficiency by standardizing job routines and rewarding the fastest workers.
They wanted to rid city governments of corruption. They wanted to regulate and/or end private monopolies on water, gas, electricity, and public transportation. They wanted to weaken party loyalty and reduce voter interest. They wanted to improve sanitation conditions. They wanted to bring efficiency and expertise to municipal government with professional managers and administrators.
They wanted to weaken party loyalty and reduce voter interest.
He was a progressive reformer who established policies that were labeled the Wisconsin Idea. He was the Republican nominee for president in 1916. He was the chief justice of the Supreme Court who fought against most progressive legislation. He was the architect of Carnegie Hall. He was the founder of the new version of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1910s.
He was a progressive reformer who established policies that were labeled the Wisconsin Idea.
The Sixteenth Amendment permits Congress to apportion and collect income taxes. The Seventeenth Amendment allows the direct election of members of the House of Representatives. The Eighteenth Amendment prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The Nineteenth Amendment guarantees the right to vote for women. All of these.
The Seventeenth Amendment allows the direct election of members of the House of Representatives.
Progressives wanted to restrain big business and protect the economically vulnerable. Most progressives rejected the capitalist system, preferring a system based on cooperation for the good of the whole community. Like the earlier Populist Movement, the Progressive Movement was primarily agrarian-based. Progressives respected civil liberties so highly that they rejected any legislation that dealt with people's personal morals such as their sexual activities, drinking, and choice of entertainment. All of these.
Progressives wanted to restrain big business and protect the economically vulnerable.
They should struggle militantly against all forms of racial discrimination to gain educational opportunity. They should form a nationwide council to work for federal laws against lynching. They should accommodate themselves to segregation and disenfranchisement while at the same time working hard and proving their economic value to society. They should migrate to the cities and open shops and other small businesses. They should leave the United States and return to their African origins.
They should accommodate themselves to segregation and disenfranchisement while at the same time working hard and proving their economic value to society.
the oil-refining business. steel manufacturing. the railroads. the meatpacking industry. the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Local party bosses refused federal government assistance. Congressmen believed only the president had the constitutional authority to regulate societal issues. Americans believed that volunteer Christian organizations should take care of societal problems. Most American leaders, regardless of party, believed in the laissez-faire doctrine and did not support a large governmental role in the economy. Most leaders believed in communism's focus on individual decision making and not government-directed policy.
Most American leaders, regardless of party, believed in the laissez-faire doctrine and did not support a large governmental role in the economy.
giving voters the power to enact laws directly. simplifying the procedure for voting by giving voters preprinted ensuring the most qualified senators by shifting their election to the state legislatures. having candidates for public office be selected by the party leadership rather than through the more cumbersome and time-consuming process of having all party members vote. all of these.
giving voters the power to enact laws directly.
It was common in the coal mines and cotton mills. It was uncommon because children were not strong enough to handle the large machines and fast pace of factory production. It was uncommon because children had to stay in school until age sixteen. It was uncommon because, for the first time, childhood was seen as a distinct stage of life reserved for innocence, play, education, and maternal love. It was common in the economically depressed South, but it was uncommon in the prosperous North.
It was common in the coal mines and cotton mills.
The exodus from rural and small-town America The increasing birthrate within the cities themselves Immigration Medical advances that ended the major urban diseases Improvements in sanitation
It revealed that industrialists cared about the best interest of their workers. It revealed the effectiveness of state regulation of factories. It revealed just how little Woodrow Wilson understood about fire safety. It revealed that most Americans cared very little for black workers. It revealed how abusive factory working conditions could be.
It weakened the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. It placed more restrictions on business activities that could lead to the formation of a monopoly. It prohibited companies from having more than 500 employees. All of these. None of these.
It placed more restrictions on business activities that could lead to the formation of a monopoly.