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Political Reforms

Political Reforms

Recall special election to get rid of a politician.

Auhnold is governor of CA because of a recall election.

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Political reform

Political reform

Progressives reformed local governments by allowing people to introduce bills (initiative). A referendum is a vote on that initiative.

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Political reform

Political reform

The Seventeenth Amendment put more power into the peoples hands. It allowed for the direct election of US Senators. Before, state legislators would choose.

Here are the Texas

Senators:

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Political reform

Political reform

Progressives wanted big business out of politics.

Political machines controlled the political parties.

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Industrial Revolution

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Political Reform

Political Reform

One famous political machine was the Tammany Ring of NYC.

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Political machines werent all bad. They provided jobs to immigrants and other services

Political machines werent all bad. They provided jobs to immigrants and other services

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Economic Reform

Economic Reform

The Sixteenth Amendment allows for a graduated income tax. That means the rich pay a higher percentage than poor people.

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Economic Reform

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Womens suffrage

Womens suffrage

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Suffragists

Suffragists

We hold these truths to be self evident that all men and women are created

equal.

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Suffragists

Suffragists

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the grandmother of the movement

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Women all over the USA and Britain paraded and protested for suffrage.

Women all over the USA and Britain paraded and protested for suffrage.

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Womens suffrage

Womens suffrage

Stanton and Susan B. Anthony fought for womens rights.

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Womens suffrage

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Womens suffrage

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