What laws were passed during the progressive era?
The Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act
Fair Standards Amendment
The Equal Pay Act
Muller v. Oregon - limits women's work hours
Child Labor Laws
The most important Progressive legislation, passed during the 1911 session under Governor Francis McGovern (1866-1946), instituted the nation's first workers compensation program, passed laws to regulate factory safety, encouraged cooperatives, established a state income tax, and limited work hours for women and children.
What was the basic principle behind the expanded use of the recall the initiative and referendum during the progressive era?
The Federal Trade Commission was created during the "Progressive Era", which was about 1890ish until about 1920ish. During the Progressive Era, new laws and Supreme Court rulings were passed that aimed at breaking the undue power of large corporations, which were doing a lot of shady stuff at the time. The FTC was a part of this; its initial purpose was to protect the people against false advertising, and to ensure that business competition was…
First off, they could not get enough votes from officials against lynching. Also, they did not want to lose the support from those who supported. IF these people turned on the government, then future progressive legislation would be much harder to pass. You can compare it to Lincoln's decision to not pass anti-slavery laws during that era. He did not want to lose the support of the southern officials.
How did the mass circulation of newspapers and magazines assist the cause of reform during the progressive era?
Did progressives try to make America more democratic during the Progressive Era and industrialization?
it was nice Well, four amendments were passed during the Progressive era. These were the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th amendments. Notably, the 19th amendment passed in 1920 gave women the right to vote, and the 18th amendment was prohibition. Overall the progressive movement's main goal was fix the problems of society through reform, and activists attempted to make the government more democratic, improve conditions in cities and factories, and decrease corporate power.