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Progressive reform

John D. Buenker

Progressive reform

a guide to information sources

by John D. Buenker

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Progressivism (United States politics) -- Bibliography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementJohn D. Buenker, Nicholas C. Burckel ; pref. by Arthur Mann.
      SeriesAmerican Government and history information guide series ;, v. 8, Gale information guide library
      ContributionsBurckel, Nicholas C., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1242.8 .B84, E661 .B84
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 366 p. ;
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4109124M
      ISBN 100810314851
      LC Control Number80023992

      There was great interest during the Progressive Era () in investigation and amelioration of hazardous working conditions. President Theodore Roosevelt had championed the conservation movement and broadened its scope to include the saving of human life. It was but a short step from there to protecting the lives and limbs of industrial workers. The Progressive Movement The progressive movement began in the late 19th century (s) and continued until WWI. It was a time of great social change, when people began to address their concerns about rampant corruption in the U.S. government and ills of society.

      The progressive movement: led to changes in intellectual concepts as well as in social ideals and political practices After , the judicial model for defending progressive reforms was based on. Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (Septem – Novem ) was an American writer who wrote nearly books and other works in several genres. Sinclair's work was well known and popular in the first half of the 20th century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in In , Sinclair acquired particular fame for his classic muck-raking novel The Jungle, which exposed labor Born: Upton Beall Sinclair Jr., Septem . What impact did Sinclair's book have on the era of Progressive reform? The Jungle showed that if the public was informed about a certain issue, it had the power to demand reform from the government. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE.

      Besides engaging in the temperance and suffrage movements, women responded to the upheaval and opportunities of turn-of-the-century industrial America, by banding together to form numerous national and local organizations dedicated to enhancing social justice and advancing the general welfare. The Manuscript Division holds the records of a number of these national groups as well as the. 24 Addressing the Success and Excess of the Gilded Age: The Progressive Era (s). Domestic Reform. Jim Ross-Nazzal, PhD and Students. Line of Oxen and Wagons, Two Civil War veterans, one soldier and one volunteer, John and Emma Smith DeVoe, arrived to the Dakota Territory like many Civil War veterans in search of the prosperity promised by the railroads and gold being Author: Jim Ross-Nazzal, Students. She is the author of Charter Reform in Chicago and the editor of the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. "An important book on activist women's perspectives on the modern city Flanagan's study will become a new model for studying urban and women's history.".


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One important person was Lincoln Steffens. Lincoln Steffens was a writer who wrote about corruption. His book was called Shame of the Cities and it showed people the corruption in city governments.

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