Review Sheet: The Progressive Era

Review Sheet: The Progressive Era
Study: Chapter 15 (Section 4), Chapter 16 (Section 1 & 3), Chapter 18, Handouts and Notes
Progressive Era
Was the Progressive Era really “progressive?”
Equality, Power, Liberty,
Progress may create problems, but problems create opportunity for change.
Each generation challenges, tests, and transforms the values it inherits.
A small group of people can change the world.
Society is not always ready to enact certain changes.
Progressive, reform, muckraker, Square Deal, lynching, Jim Crow laws,
segregation, NAACP, suffrage, temperance, settlement House (Hull House),
Triangle Factory Fire, conservation
The Muckrakers (Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, Lincoln, Steffens, Upton Sinclair,
LaFollette, Jane Addams, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Carry Chapman Catt, Carrie
Nation, etc.), The Three Progressive Presidents (Teddy Roosevelt, William
Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson), Booker T. Washington, WEB DuBois
16th, 17th, 18th, 19th Amendments, Direct primaries, Initiative, Secret Ballot,
Referendum, Recall, Pendleton Civil Service Act, Patronage, Meat Inspection Act,
Pure Food and Drug Act, Adamson Act (Limited Workday), Keating-Owens Act
(Bans on Child Labor), Minimum Wage Law, Workman’s Compensation, Fire and
Safety Regulations, Settlement Houses, Sherman Anti-Trust Act, Clayton AntiTrust Act, Hepburn Act, ICC, FTC, National Conservation Commission, Newlands
Reclamation Act
Able To Know
The problems that evolved as a result of Industrialization
Goals of the Progressive Movement
The Muckrakers and the problems they tried to solve
The reforms that addressed the problems inherent in society at the turn of
the century
How the Progressives expanded democracy
The three Presidents during the Progressive Era and what they accomplished
Compare and contrast Washington and DuBois
The shortcomings of the Progressive Era
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