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WWI helped women get the vote because they worked so hard during WWI.

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The Nineteenth Amendment gave womens suffrage.

The Nineteenth Amendment gave womens suffrage.

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Labor Reform

Labor Reform

Labor unions struggled in the 1800s to fight for better working conditions (shorter work day, workers comp).

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Labor reform

Labor reform

Unions went on strike, and they turned violent most of the time.

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Labor Reform

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Labor Reform

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Labor unions

Labor unions

Skilled labor unions were more successful because they were harder to replace.

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Progressives got laws passed that prohibited child labor.

Progressives got laws passed that prohibited child labor.

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Progressives passed laws limiting hours women worked.

Progressives passed laws limiting hours women worked.

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Progressives passed laws requiring workplace safety.

Progressives passed laws requiring workplace safety.

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Workplace safety.

Workplace safety.

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Progressive Presidents

Progressive Presidents

Theodore Teddy Roosevelt

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Teddy was the youngest president in history at the time.

Teddy was the youngest president in history at the time.

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Trust buster

Trust buster

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Roosevelt read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, a muckraker

Roosevelt read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, a muckraker

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As a result, he passed the Meat Inspection Act and the Food and Drug Act

As a result, he passed the Meat Inspection Act and the Food and Drug Act

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Trust buster

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1906

1906

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Efficient industry

Efficient industry

While some progressives fought industry with labor unions and government regulation, others helped industry by using science in the workplace.

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