Problems Facing America During the Progressive Era:

Review images of the Industrial Revolution and Progressive periods in order to list some of the solutions facing America during the Progressive period. (Link takes you to a Google search of the terms Industrial Revolution US)

Type of Social or Economic Problem Possible Solution or Action

Meat Inspection
Government regulations: Meat Inspection Act
Pure Food and Drug Act
Voting Rights for Women 19th Amendment (1920)
Industrial Working Conditions Pass laws that regulate industry
Workman's compensation
Child labor Restrict child labor through laws.
Educating the Masses Taxation and training of teachers, build schools.
Cities: Corruption
Growth of trusts; monopolies.
Build suburbs
Enforce Sherman Antitrust Act

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