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2 The Progressive Era (1890-1920)
PresentationExpress The Progressive Era (1890–1920) Witness History: Slum Sisters The Drive for Reform Women Make Progress The Struggle Against Discrimination Roosevelt’s Square Deal Wilson’s New Freedom Click a subsection to advance to that particular section. Advance through the slide show using your mouse or the space bar. The Progressive Era ( )

3 Sec 1: The Drive for Reform
Origins of Progressivism Main Idea: The Progressive Movement was started to fight for a variety of political, social, and religious problems. Muckrakers Reveal the Need for Reform Main Idea: Journalists called muckrakers and fiction writers brought social problems to the public’s attention. Progressives Reform Society Main Idea: As Progressives gained support, they achieved reforms for the poor and children and improved the education system and working conditions for industrial workers. Reforming Government Main Idea: Progressives made changes to local governments and reformed election rules to give citizens more power. Progressive leaders were elected into offices in many states, making it easier for reforms to occur. Continued… Sec 1: The Drive for Reform

4 Sec 1: The Drive for Reform (con’t)
The Drive for Reform (continued…) Witness History: Children in the Coal Mines Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Details Political Cartoons: Business and Government Corruption History Interactive: A Look at Tenement Life Chart: Children Enrolled in Public Schools and Employed, Color Transparencies: City Commission Progress Monitoring Transparency Sec 1: The Drive for Reform (con’t)

5 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Details

6 Analyze: Political Cartoons: Business and Government Corruption
Political Cartoon: Business and Government Corruption ANALYZE Analyze: Political Cartoons: Business and Government Corruption

7 Chart: Children Enrolled in Public Schools and Employed 1870-1930

8 Transparency: City Commission

9 Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 1
PM TRANSPARENCY Progress Monitoring Transparency Answer C A Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 1

10 Sec 2: Women Make Progress
Progressive Women Expand Reforms Main Idea: During the Progressive Movement many women took steps to gain reform for working conditions and family life. Women Fight for the Right to Vote Main Idea: Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice Paul were two Progressive leaders who helped reenergize the national suffrage movement. Eventually, they were successful when Congress approved the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. Witness History: Women at Work Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Main Ideas Color Transparencies: Political Cartoons: Women’s Suffrage Graph: Passages of Women’s Suffrage Progress Monitoring Transparency Sec 2: Women Make Progress

11 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Main Ideas

12 Transparency: Political Cartoons: Women’s Suffrage

13 Graph: Passages of Women’s Suffrage

14 Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 2
PM TRANSPARENCY Progress Monitoring Transparency Answer C A Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 2

15 Sec 3: The Struggle Against Discrimination
Progressivism Presents Contradictions Main Idea: Although many reforms occurred during the Progressive Era, many non-whites and immigrants also suffered as Protestants tried to force Americanization on them. Racism was prevalent even among Progressives, and segregation became the norm in many areas of the country. African Americans Demand Reforms Main Idea: African American leaders organized to gain reforms. Their efforts led to the formation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Urban League. Reducing Prejudice and Protecting Rights Main Idea: Jews, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Mexican Americans formed groups to help fight for their rights in the early 1900’s. Witness History: Voices of Protest Note Taking: Reading Skill: Main Idea and Details Comparing Viewpoints: How should we respond to discrimination? Color Transparencies: Organizing for Civil Rights Progress Monitoring Transparency Sec 3: The Struggle Against Discrimination

16 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Main Idea and Details

17 Comparing Viewpoints: How should we respond to discrimination?

18 Transparency: Organizing for Civil Rights

19 Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 3
PM TRANSPARENCY Progress Monitoring Transparency Answer C A Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 3

20 Sec 4: Roosevelt’s Square Deal
Roosevelt Shapes the Modern Presidency Main Idea: When Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901, he expanded the powers of the President and shaped the modern presidency. He fought for reform proposals that would keep the wealthy and powerful from taking advantage of the poor. Trustbusting and Regulating Industry Main Idea: During Roosevelt’s presidency, the government enacted many reforms involving labor unions, control of shipping costs, antitrusts, and the food and drug industries. The Government Manages the Environment Main Idea: Following the advice of naturalists, Roosevelt closed off land and pushed for laws that would conserve water. Roosevelt and Taft Differ Main Idea: When Taft was elected President, he changed many of Roosevelt’s policies, including relaxing control of trusts. His policies encouraged Roosevelt to seek another term in office. Continued… Sec 4: Roosevelt’s Square Deal

21 Sec 4: Roosevelt’s Square Deal (con’t)
Roosevelt’s Square Deal (continued…) Witness History: A Bold Leader Takes Control Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Main Ideas Geography Interactive: National Land Conservation Note Taking: Reading Skill: Compare and Contrast Political Cartoons: Taft in the White House Progress Monitoring Transparency Sec 4: Roosevelt’s Square Deal (con’t)

22 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Main Ideas

23 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Compare and Contrast

24 Analyze: Political Cartoons: Taft in the White House

25 Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 4
PM TRANSPARENCY Progress Monitoring Transparency Answer C A Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 4

26 Sec 5: Wilson’s New Freedom
Wilson and the Democrats Prevail Main Idea: In the 1912 presidential election, the Republican Party was divided between Taft and Roosevelt, leading the way for Woodrow Wilson to be elected. Once in office, Wilson developed a Progressive plan that placed strong government control on corporations. Wilson Regulates the Economy Main Idea: Wilson worked to give the government more control of the economy. Some of the laws passed during his term included lowering tariffs, reforming the banking system, strengthening antitrust regulation, and supporting labor unions and workers’ rights. Progressivism Leaves a Lasting Legacy Main Idea: Changes in the American economy and the government’s role in managing natural resources still have an impact on society today. Witness History: A History of Reform Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Details Color Transparencies: Election of 1912 Continued... Sec 5: Wilson’s New Freedom

27 Sec 5: Wilson’s New Freedom (con’t)
Wilson’s New Freedom (continued…) Chart: Presidential Election of 1912 Chart: Progressive Era Legislation and Constitutional Amendments Progress Monitoring Transparency Sec 5: Wilson’s New Freedom (con’t)

28 Note Taking: Reading Skill: Identify Main Ideas

29 Transparency: The Election of 1912

30 Chart: Presidential Election of 1912

31 Chart: Progressive Era Legislation and Constitutional Amendments

32 Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 5
PM TRANSPARENCY Progress Monitoring Transparency Answer C A Progress Monitoring Transparency: Section 5


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