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Reasons for Westward Expansion
- land ownership
- technological advances
- possibility of wealth
- new beginning for former slaves
reasons for increased immigration
- better opportunities
- escape oppressive government
- religious freedom
reasons why cities developed
- specialized industry
- movement from rural areas for jobs
Booker T. Washington
believed equality could be achieved through vocational education and accepted social separation
reasons for the rise of big business
- Captains of Industry
- low-cost production
- national markets
reasons for the growth of industr
- financial resource
- available work force
- access to raw materials and energy
Progressive Movement workplace reforms
- improved safety conditions
- reduced work hours
- restricted child labor
- increased education opportunities for women
- worked to gain voting rights for women
groups opposed to the making and consuming of alcohol who supported the 18th amendment
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