11 episodes

Podcast by The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

    • Education

Podcast by The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

    Reforming the Workplace

    Reforming the Workplace

    Reforming the Workplace by The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

    • 5 min
    Election in the city government reform

    Election in the city government reform

    Our topic was The Election In The City Government Reform. Our topic is about the progressive era and the corruption of elections and about how the 17th amendment came into play, with ending the corruption. The 17th Amendment did this by giving people the power the nominate their own candidate instead of machine bosses choosing the nominees. This was a big change because the Machine bosses would nominate the candidate, then were allowed to count the number of ballots each candidate had so they would miscount the number of ballots so the person they nominated would always win. Lastly during this time period there were many reforms, which lead to the creation of things like kindergartens, minimum wage and pensions for workers.

    • 5 min
    Racial Discrimination

    Racial Discrimination

    Racial Discrimination by The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

    • 6 min
    Women In The Prgressive Movement

    Women In The Prgressive Movement

    Women In The Prgressive Movement by The Progressive Era by Period 2 US History

    • 4 min
    The Temperance Movement

    The Temperance Movement

    The Temperance Movement encouraged the eradication and ban of alcoholic beverages. More specifically, a ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol. One can find, however, that the effects of such a ban would primarily be negative. Listen to find out more about such a heated time in American History.

    • 5 min
    The Muckraking Press

    The Muckraking Press

    This podcast is describing the work of Muckrakers during the early 1900's. Muckrakers are journalists who write about corrupt politics and businesses. They were very important during the early 20th century because for the first time, the public was paying attention to issues in society and made a change.

    • 4 min

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