Presentation on theme: "Suffragists Alice Paul and many suffragists also took up many of the social causes of that time. Prohibition was a direct outgrowth of women activists’"— Presentation transcript:
Suffragists Alice Paul and many suffragists also took up many of the social causes of that time. Prohibition was a direct outgrowth of women activists’ involvement in many social reforms. The fight against alcohol consumption eventually led to the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the manufacture and sale of liquor. Women reformers then achieved the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote.
What have you learned about the woman suffrage movement?
Background During the turn of the twentieth century, the national parks system was expanded more than at any other time in American history.
As the United States became an industrialized nation, how did the government address the rapid exploitation of public lands and natural resources? The government put many acres of public land under federal protection. Discussion
How was the national parks system be an example of the progressive philosophy? The parks reflected the progressive philosophy of conservation, the idea that these lands should be protected from exploitation and managed by the government in the public interest.
Discussion What impact do you think this law had on later events in the United States? It may have led to support for worker and consumer rights. The Pure Food and Drug Act was passed in 1906. Later, the Nineteenth Amendment gave women the vote. In short, quality of life was improving.