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Who was behind the Progressive Movement? Journalists- opposed harsh working conditions. Intellectuals- questioned the role of corporations in America. Political Reformers- wanted government to be responsive to the people. These groups form the movement
4 Goals of the Progressive Movement 1. Protecting Social Welfare. –Soften the effects of industrialization –Relieve urban problems YMCA Salvation Army Hull House Jane Addams
4 Goals of the Progressive Movement 2. Promoting Moral Reform. –Improving personal behavior –Prohibition –WCTU- Womens Christian Temperance Union –Anti-Saloon League –= attack on immigrants
4 Goals of the Progressive Movement 3. Create Economic Reform. –Some looked to Socialism- E.V. Debs –Big business was getting favored treatment from the goverment. –Muckrakers- What they did? Famous?
4 Goals of the Progressive Movement 4. Fostering Efficiency –New concepts help to make society more efficient Scientific management Time studies –1912-Led to the assembly line. (Ford) –Was hard on workers –Ford shortened the day and doubled pay ($5 per day)
Some early effects Many reform politicians were elected. Protections were created for workers. Work hours were limited. Voter reforms were initiated. –Initiative –Referendum –Recall –17 th Amendment
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