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Section 1: The Gilded Age Section 2: Progressive Ideas Section 3:Reforming the Workplace Section 4:Women’s Suffrage and Temperance Section 5:Minorities.

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1 Section 1: The Gilded Age Section 2: Progressive Ideas Section 3:Reforming the Workplace Section 4:Women’s Suffrage and Temperance Section 5:Minorities Fight for Change CHAPTER 8 The Spirit of Reform

2 SECTION 1 The Gilded Age Question: How did the appointment of federal officials change during the late 1800s?

3 SECTION 1 Appointment of government jobs in late 1800s jobs granted by spoils system many unqualified individuals appointed to positions Appointment of jobs after Pendleton Civil Service Act jobs appointed by exam and merit system under control of the Civil Service Commission The Gilded Age

4 SECTION 2 Progressive Ideas Question: How did progressives address the country’s social problems?

5 SECTION 2 Progressive Ideas Social Problem States pass laws requiring school attendance, started kindergarten programs, developed high school programs with courses in job training. Reform Childhood Education Medical Education The AMA was reorganized.

6 SECTION 3 Reforming the Workplace Question: How did labor organize to improve the workplace?

7 SECTION 3 Reforming the Workplace Ways that labor organized to improve working conditions Ways that labor organized to improve working conditions Some unions pushed for capitalism or socialism. Some unions pushed for capitalism or socialism. Other unions held strikes. Other unions held strikes.

8 SECTION 4 Women’s Suffrage and Temperance Question: What new educational opportunities for women developed in the late 1800s and early 1900s, and what were the results?

9 SECTION 4 Women’s Suffrage and Temperance Opportunity Many women were able to Attend colleges and universities. Result Many female graduates found it difficult to get jobs in male- dominated professions. Many women joined social clubs. NEW EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN

10 Minorities Fight for Change Question: How did immigration change for Chinese Americans and Mexican Americans during the Progressive Era? SECTION 5

11 Minorities Fight for Change SECTION 5 Immigration Changes for Chinese and Mexican Americans Chinese immigration slowed because of laws restricting Chinese entering the United States. Mexican immigration rose because Mexicans could freely enter the United States.

12 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 8 1.What was the significance of the ruling in Lochner v. New York? 2.Why did women form the National American Woman Suffrage Association? 3.How did African Americans try to gain equal rights in the late 1800s and early 1900s? 1.What was the significance of the ruling in Lochner v. New York? 2.Why did women form the National American Woman Suffrage Association? 3.How did African Americans try to gain equal rights in the late 1800s and early 1900s?


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