My Smore Flyer
By: Seth Byrd
The temperance movement, discouraging the use of alcoholic beverages, had been active and influential in the United States since at least the 1830s. From the 1850s onward, the temperance movement focused much of its efforts on Irish and German immigrants. this photo is of women saying that they wont be with anyone who drinks alcohol.
This picture shows Muckrakers who exposed the corruption in society. this showed Americans how the poor lived in horrible conditions. and how big corporations were taking advantage of people. this is a photo of some famous muckrakers in the late 1800's.
Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells was asked to move to a colored car by a railroad company and she ended up suing the company successfully than got overruled by supreme court. after that she came to be a journalist and wrote about three of her friends getting lynched. she led an anti-lynching crusade in the 1890s. this is a photo of Ida b. wells
The 1890 census revealed that more than one million children, ten to fifteen years old, worked in America. That number increased to two million by 1910. Industries employed children as young as five or six to work as many as eighteen to twenty hours a day. By 1929 every state had a provision banning children under fourteen from working. Thirty-six states had laws that prohibited factory workers under sixteen from working at night or for more than eight hours a day. this photo is showing children who worked in the 1890's-1920's.
Immediately after the Civil War, Susan B. Anthony, a strong and outspoken advocate of women's rights, demanded that the Fourteenth Amendment include a guarantee of the vote for women as well as for African-American males. In 1869, Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association. women only gained the right to vote by the nineteenth amendment in 1919. this is a photo of women trying to protest for the right to vote.