Effects Of Industrialization At The Turn Of The Century

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As for this time period they had so many issues and without the Political powers we would still be in those issues. With people like Theodore, Woodrow and also Taft they brought about trust bust regulations that helped us in a time of need and also took care of some corruption but over all i 'd say that I would tend to agree with the actions but some I may not. We have many more problems that will be discussed on a later date for now id like to discuss the Political bosses, The effects that industrialization at the turn of the century had and also the statement provided above on the progressive era.

My position on this statement would be the factoring on how it is presented to the bad situations. So in a way i would say that it was the right
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it also put children in factories on long days and out of schooling so it made parents furious. in this time period the slums were in such bad conditions and really over crowded. With it being super dirty and crowded if one person got sick they all got sick that is if it was contagious. But under the tenement house act “all schools sinks and privy vaults or other similar receptacles used to receive sewage shall before january first 1903 be completely removed” Excerpt from the New York Tenement House Act 1901. Which in one way brought an increase to property values as it took out some of the poor conditions and brought in new water closets with sewers and non absorbent materials. So anyone living in these housing units had a little better of a …show more content…
So in a way i would say that it was the right thing to do and in some ways i 'd say that it is bad because it hurt a lot of people. That said the progressive’s political sides leaders were Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft and also Woodrow Wilson. With these 3 being leaders they could do powerful things that would regulate business, Monopolies, and also limiting banks and other things. Roosevelt made the Federal Reserve System. They imposed income tax with the 16th amendment also the direct elections of the Senators with the 17th amendment and even more then that they did women 's suffrage with the 19th amendment. Muckrakers exposed all the corruption that was in the national and also the local politics. Upton sinclair wrote The jungle to help with buyer beware. With the Gospel of wealth being created it made the upbringing of lots of wealthy people. One of the biggest things they did to help us in the progressive was the food and drug act which took away from some businesses and made it safer as they couldn 't sell spoiled meat or rat turd meat. With the making of prohibition it made it so you could bootleg alcohol and it made mafias possible like the Yakuza clan or even Al capone (Scarface) himself. It allowed for large businesses that should have been

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