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S: The Progressive Era

FC: The Progressive Era | 1900-1920

2: By Jovaana Amezcua | February 11, 2012 7th period

3: Muckrakers....................................................Page 1 Goals Of The Progressives..............................Page 3 Theodore Roosevelt........................................Page 5 William Howard Taft...................................Page 7 Woodrow Wilson...........................................Page 8 16th and 17th amendments.............................Page 10 18th and 19 th Amendments............................Page 11 The Progressive Era Report Card..................Page 12 | Table of Contents

4: The people doing the dirty jobs. | Muckrakers

5: Muckrakers were journalists that investigated and exposed social issues. | Problems they wanted to fix -Child Labor -Meat Packaging -Corruption

6: Goals of the Progressives | Social Welfare | Creating Economical Reform

7: Promoting Moral Improvements | Fostering Efficiency

8: Teddy Roosevelt | Teddy was elected in 1901 . He fought off major monopolies. Under his presidency he signed theNewlandsRecreation Act in 1902. 1903 Elkins Act 1906 Hepburn Act 1906 Meat and Inspection Act 1906 The Pure Food and DrugAct

10: William Howard Taft

11: He was elected president in 1908. Pursued 90 Anti-trust Acts and continued many of Roosevelt's initiated acts He lost the support of Theodore when he signed the Payne-Aldrich Tariff. He tried to "Square Deal" but later favored the Employers.

12: Woodrow Wilson

13: He favored a stronger central government and fought for anti-trust legislation and labor rights. | Elected in 1913 . He pledged to keep the United States out of WWI | He failed with his 14points but it gave the clearest expressions of interventionist American values after WWI.

14: The 16th Amendment : *Ratified in February 3, 1913 *Allowed Congress to levy an income tax. | The 17th Amendment : *Ratified May 13, 1912 *Established direct election of U.S. senators by popular vote.

15: The 18th Amendment : *Ratified *Established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the U.S. (Repealed in December 5, 1933) | The 19th Amendment : *Ratified in August 18, 1920 *Prohibited any U.S. citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.

16: The Progressive Era Report Card | Successes 17th Amendment - people were able to vote for somebody they actually wanted to be represented from. Monopolies- trusts were busted and made more competition. 18th Amendment- all the women that fought for no alcohol were able to make it outlawed. 19th Amendment- Women were able to have a say in government . The Pure Food and Drug Act- it made people sure that the food was not spoiled and in good conditions.

17: The Progressive Era Report Card | Failure Child labor- even though regulations were set children were still being overworked and not payed well.

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