The Progressive Movement 2020 test3

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  1. A reform movement with roots in the effort to control big business
    Wanted to reform economic monopolies, corruption, social injustices
    Favored activist government as a tool of reform
    Not extreme or radical or socialist, but thought Laissez faire economics(unrestricted free enterprise) was outdated
    The Progressive Movement
  2. The three-pronged approach
    - The greater control of large corporations
    - Consumer protection
    - Conversations of natural resources
     The "trust buster", initiated over anti-trust suits, including the Northern Securities Company organized by J.P. Morgan
    Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal
  3. - Designated  million acres as national preserves

    - Advocated rational-use approach to protected lands
    TR: Conservaton
  4. -journalists who focused on revealing sensational stories about corruption in government, unfair business practices, and social evil like child labor, prostitution the plight of black Americans

    -Magazines like McClure's, Colliers, Cosmopolitan spread reform impulse

    -The Jungle Upton Sinclair 1906

    -Meat Inspection Act, Pure Food and Drug Act 1906
  5. - Women's Christian Temperance Union

    - Anti-Saloon League
    Anti- Alcohol Campaign
  6. - William H. Taft, TR's handpicked successor, defeats Democrat William Jennings Bryan

    - Taft a Progressive
    Election of 1908
  7. - Division of Republican party between progressive and conservatives

    - Alienated progressive wing by favoring moderate increase in tariff

    - Alienated conservatives wing bringing 90 suites against trusts

    - Alienated conservationists by opening federal land in Wyoming, Montana, and Alaska to corporate development

    - Unlike TR, respected Supreme Court and Congress
    Taft Administration 1909-1913
  8. - TR seeks Republican nomination, backed by progressive wing

    - Conservative wing re-nominations Taft

    - TR runs as independent, Bull Moose Party

    - Democrats nominate Woodrow Wilson, a progressive * Less radical than TR, favors less government control of economhy

    - Wilson elected in three-way race
    Election of 1912
  9. - Progressive, most scholarly of presidents

    - Sixteenth Amendment: income tax

    - Federal Reserve Act 1913

    - Seventeenth Amendment: Direct election of senators 1913

    - Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914

    - Clayton Anti-Trust Act 1914
    Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921
  10. - Eighteenth Amendment: Prohibition of Alcohol 1919

    - Nineteenth Amendment: Granted vote to women 1920

    - Appointed Louis D. Brandeis to supreme Court, First Jewish Justice

    - Racist inclination
    Wilson's Progressive Program, Continued
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