Chapter 8 :The Progressive Era
Section 1: The Origins of Progressivism p. 292-299

Name____________________________

Main Idea:

Political, economic and social change in the late 19th century America led to broad progressive reforms

Objectives:

  • explain the four goals of progressivism
  • summarize progressive efforts to clean up government
  • identify progressive efforts to reform state government, protect workers and reform elections

People, places and terms:

progressive movement



muckraker


direct primary



initiative

referendum

recall

suffrage

scientific management


Robert M. La Follette


seventeen amendment

prohibition

 

Questions:

How did the muckrakers help spark the Progressive Movement?



What was the impact of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution?

 

 

How did city government change during the Progrssive Era?

 

What are the three methods women used to gain suffrage?

 

Which was the most successful?

 

Why did reformers seek to end child labor?

 

Why attempt to create health and safety codes for workers?

 

Why did progressives try to go after alcohol?