The Progressive Era!

Tarez Davis

Who were the progressives???

  • Journalist like Ida Tarbell,
  • Jane Adams
  • Jacob rece

What were their motives??

  • Put a end to trusts
  • Put end to monopolies

Federal Goverment Reform

Secret ballet

lesson chance of intimidation of voting

State goverment reform


@ key players: Alice paul and susan B Anthony. they got the right to vote for all women.

societal REform

social reform is the African-American civil rights movement. Social reform movements are organized to carry out reform in specific areas

Big Business regulation

Sherman Anti trust act

  • trust

    A group of businessmen or traders organized for mutual benefit to produce and distribute specific commodities or services, and managed by a central body of trustees.

  • the central banking system of the United States

  • progressive amend ments

    16th Amendment

    Amendment to the United States Constitution (1913) gave Congress the power to tax income.

    17th Amendment

    Passed in 1913, this amendment to the Constitution calls for the direct election of senators by the voters instead of their election by state legislatures.

    18th Amendment

    Ban on sale, manufacture, and transport of alcoholic beverages. Repealed by 21st amendment

    19th Amendment

    Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections