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Progressive Reformers

late 19th - early 20th Century
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John Dewey
Spread Philosiphy and ethics of morality. Father of Education
Eugene V. Debs
Socialist, American Labor Trials, ran for congress
Mother Jones
Labor leader- Industrial Workers of The World, supported mine workers
Frances Willard
Women's suffrage movement, Prohibition
Carrie Nation
Women's Christian Temperance Union, Used a Hatchet
John Muir
National Parks, Forests, Sierra Club. Educated himself
Gifford Pinchot
Forester who supported TR. Yale> London> France
Henry George
"Single Tax", Solve poverty issue
Frederick Taylor
Law student who lost his sight> Mechanic, "shop management" to improve society and economy
Hiram Johnson
Lawyer from UC Berkley, Trust Buster, Public Utilities Act
Sam Jones
Oil worker at 18, business = corrupt, Golden rule, Utopian
Ida Tarbell
Journalist who exposed corruption of big business, broke up Standard Oil
Ray Baker
Expose unjust actions from trusts, Muckracker, wanted to write Great American Novel
W.E.B Dubois
Black Civil Rights activist from North, Harvard PHD. Opposed Booker T
Booker T. Washington
Wanted blacks to be self-sufficient, founded Tuskegee Institute
Ida B. Wells
Stop the lynching of blacks. Journalist, end racial violence. Afro-American League, Afro-Suffrage Club
Upton Sinclair
Wanted to expose gov & biz corruption by showing poor working conditions at meat-packing plant in The Jungle. People focused on insanitary foods. Food and Drug Act.
Lincoln Steffens
Muckracker reporter, corrupt alliance between gov & trusts
Margaret Sanger
Birth control to stop poverty, help family happiness
Seth Lowe
Progressive mayor of NY, broke boss Tweed & Tammany Hall. Education, Booker T chose him as chairman
Jane Addams
Hull House in Chicago, City Life, Child Care
Florence Kelly
Socialist, women's welfare, National Consumer's League
Jacob Riis
Social photographer of poor in NYC
Carrie Chapman Catt
Women's suffrage advocated giving women vote so they could keep being housewives- felt women needed a voice
Alice Paul
Women's suffrage, NAWSA, Quaker, Congress needs to spend more
Margaret Sanger
First Birth control clinic in Brooklyn for married families. American Birth Control League (Planned Parenthood)
Lillian Wald
NYC Henry Street Settlement. Visiting Nurse Service
American Protective Association
Anti foreign organization, anti-catholic, anti-immigrant
Mary Baker Eddy
Founder of Christian Science Church
Morrill Act
Land grants to states for universities
Hatch Act
Agricultural research at land-grant colleges
Thomas Gallaudet
School for deaf
Charles Sanders Peirce
Metaphysical club, Mathematician & logician