Progressive Movement Reforms
Maribel Dominguez, Breauina Henry, Chelsea Faison
The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) is a part of the Progressive Movement. It helped with the social needs because it made food and drugs safe. Eventually, the FDA evolved into a reform movement and promoted greater political action.
The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People(NAACP) was a Civil Rights movement that focused on the needs of Black Americans. It was used to help provide equality among the races.
The Bull Moose Party was an attempt to make the government more efficient. It called for correction of the political nominating organization an an assertive program of social legislation . The 3rd political party did not last long.
The "Social Gospel" movement was made for Christian churches to become more responsive to problems in society.
The 19th Amendment gave women suffrage. It all started with abolitionists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Matt, who made a convention in Seneca Falls. These two women and their activists formed more organizations. It took 70 years to finally give women suffrage. Today, women can still vote and that gets more voices out.
In Fostering Efficiency people used experts, science to make society to become the workplace more efficient. This also created Scientific Management which caused high worker turnover. Scientific Management were time and motion studies that applied to the workplace.
The Muckrakers were a part of the Progressive Movement. They were payed minimum wage which wasn't as much as they should have been payed. Then, they had to take money out of their check to pay for food, leaving not a lot of money to live off of.