6.3.2 Causes and Consequences of Progressive Reform

Analyze the causes, consequences, and limitations of Progressive reform in the following areas
  • major changes in the Constitution, including 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Amendments
  • new regulatory legislation (e.g., Pure Food and Drug Act, Sherman and Clayton Anti-Trust Acts)
  • the Supreme Court’s role in supporting or slowing reform
  • role of reform organizations, movements and individuals in promoting change (e.g., Women’s Christian Temperance Union, settlement house movement, conservation movement, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Jane Addams, Carrie Chapman Catt, Eugene Debs, W.E.B. DuBois, Upton Sinclair, Ida Tarbell)
  • efforts to expand and restrict the practices of democracy as reflected in post-Civil War struggles of African Americans and immigrants

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