Progressive Movement Reforms

Maribel Dominguez, Breauina Henry, Chelsea Faison

Social

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.

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Political

The "Social Gospel" movement created legislation for welfare.


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.

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Religion

The Women's Rights Movement is a part of the Progressive Movement. In the process of trying to prohibit alcohol, women went to clubs singing about God. They were trying to get the people to go to church and get closer to the lord.


The "Social Gospel" movement was made for Christian churches to become more responsive to problems in society.

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Intellectual

The National Child Labor Committee was founded in 1904. It was incorporated by an Act of Congress in 1907. Their mission was to restore dignity and promote the children's rights. Though, visionaries say that all this is still necessary today. Even today there looking for new ways to keep the children out of work and in school instead.


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.

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Technological

Taylorism was founded by Frederick Winslow Taylor. Taylor thought that workers should cooperate with one another. He also believed that optimizing and simplifying jobs would increase production. Taylor promoted the idea of " a fair day's pay for a fair day's work". Taylorism also promotes that there is "one right way". Taylorism today helps workers and factories accomplish more.


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.

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Economic

Low wages were a part of the Progressive Era because people (adults and young children) were not getting payed enough money for the work that they were doing.


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.



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