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urban living conditions, and unscrupulous business practices. 95 Wilson helped end the long battles over the trusts with the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914. (1927 and, the Flivver King (1937) describe the working conditions of the coal, oil, and auto industries at the time. The growth of wire services also had contributed to the spread of the objective reporting style. The casualties of the fire were caused in large part by unsafe working conditions, and the prominence of the fire led to many reform laws. The True and Only Heaven: Progress and its Critics (1991) Lears,. Leading his party and country into the Progressive Era, he championed his Square Deal domestic policies, promising the average citizen fairness, broken trusts, railroads regulations, and pure food and drugs. The Volstead Act, 1919, defined intoxicating as having alcohol content greater than.5 and established the procedures for federal enforcement of the Act.
Grew into a political movement in what was known as the Progressive Era. Progressivism began as a social movement and grew into a political movement. The e arly progressives rejected Social Darwinism.
In 1852, they founded the New York Womens State Temperance Society after Anthony was canada: A Multicultural Country prevented from speaking at a temperance conference because she was a woman. These and other settlement houses inspired the establishment of settlement schools to serve isolated rural communities in Appalachia. 9 Reformers felt that old-fashioned ways meant waste and inefficiency, and eagerly sought out the "one best system". Writing during the Progressive Era, Sinclair describes the world of industrialized American from both the working mans point of view and the industrialists. By 1940, 50 of young adults had earned a high school diploma. The institution of the initiative and referendums made it possible to pass laws without the involvement of the legislature, while the recall allowed for the removal of corrupt or under-performing officials, and the direct primary let people democratically nominate candidates, avoiding the professionally dominated conventions.