Reform Movements

It happens first in Kansas By:Blaine Jepson

The Gilded Age

  • In the late 1800s U.S. Senators were elected by the state legislature, not by popular vote.
  • In the 1870s the U.S experienced an economic depression.
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Kansas and Reform movements

  • Kansas was a leader in reform movements.
  • Kansas lead movements such as a reform movement against alcohol.
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Women would go in to saloons and break everything with axes because they wanted alcohol to be prohibited.

Interesting Facts

  • Kansas was the first state to give women the right to vote in municipal elections.
  • Kansas was the seventh state to give women full voting rights.