South Carolina Progressive Era
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What did the Populist want?
warehouses to store crops
unlimited silver coins
restrictions on Immigration
guaranteed income taxes
Shorter work days
state run liquor stores, brought from distributors and repackaged and sold. Corrupt System.
Right for Women to Vote, 19th amendment made in 1920
When did SC ratify the 19th Amendment, and could Women still vote before this?
It was ratified in 1969, Women could still vote because 3/4 of the state ratified it. However, they couldn't serve on juries.
US Presidents in the Progressive Era
Age back then to work was raised from 12 to 14, nowadays it is 16, They said children had to long of work hours, little pay and harsh working conditions
outlawing the making, selling, and purchasing of alcoholic beverages illegal. People who smuggled drink illegally where called moonshiners or bootleggers.
Benjamin Ryan Tillman
He founded Clemson University
Racist and supported African American lynching
more then 1/2 of kids were illiterate, only 1/3 went to school for 4 months. Teachers were untrained schools had little funding.
Richard Irvine Manning
known as the most "Progressive" governor of SC. He voted to prohibit alcoholic drinks, created the NAACP, and allowed women to practice law
journalist who would expose corrupt scandals
Prisoners would be sold off to railroad or coal mining companies, they were placed in cages with vermin and lice. TO fix the problem they stopped leasing them to companies
Better treatment for mentally ill
Mentally ill were originally put in jails with prisoners, they were then relocated to hospitals made specifically for them.
middle class people, urban, wanted the government to solve social and economic problems that were a result of widespread poverty and harsh working conditions.
What Progressives did/ wanted
stop harsh child labor, women's suffrage, temperance movement, better treatment for mentally ill, improvement in treatment of prisoners
all money has Federal Reserve Notes
Governor Coleman Blease
the most "unprogressive" Governor of SC, he didn't protect African Americans from lynching or discrimination, he encouraged mill workers to resent progressives, race baiting
symbols related to ones race, meant to offensive and intimidating
to connect the East coast with California.
favoring people of SC more then Immigrants
SC Constitution of 1895
meant to discriminate against african americans, and make white the inferior race.
Segregation, Jim Crow Laws
Outlawed Interacial Marriages
literacy requirements to vote
anyone with 1/8 of african american blood was considered black
excluded women from voting
to serve on jury you had to be a registered voter
How did Benjamin Tillman prevent blacks from voting
literacy requirements to vote
paying a tax before you vote
your grandfather had to vote in order for you to be able to vote.
Jim Crow Laws
used by Benjamin Ryan Tillman
stripped blacks of civil rights
made blacks 2nd class citizens
originated from New Orleans Minstrels
Benjamin Ryan Tillman (what party and who supported him?)
small farmers supported him (populist)
Who were the populists?
farmers alliance joined together with labor groups to form the peoples party. Supported Benjamin Tillman
Who was Wade Hampton the 3rd? What was he known for and who were his followers?
Leader of the Conservative Democrats, followers were called Bourbons by their enemies because they didn't learn from their mistakes. They favored large landowners rather then commoners.
Who was Martin Gary?
he was a conservative that didn't believe social or political rights for blacks.
Iron, Oil, Meat packing and Railroad
textile for clothes, lumber for houses, phosphate for fertilizer, turpentine for solvent such as paint thinner
Spanish American War
yellow journalism was used to start sensationalism and scandal to start the war americans wanted Cuba's independence. SO William McKinley, US earned Cuba, Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico