Essay On The Progressive Era

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Changing the way economy is setup can drastically affects the lives of its citizens. The changing in economy has hurt many of it’s working class people. Some people can 't find any jobs and they are struggling. The lack of job opportunities in the country is hurting those who are americans and immigrants that are homeless. The creation of political machines are taking over the jobs that the people need. Industry hurts employment and trusts are hurting wages for poor workers. Many of American citizens and immigrants are living on the streets. A woman will have an equal or a higher job title than a man and still get paid less. Some men still believe women should get paid less. In society, women are seen as the weaker kind and men think that…show more content…
Women and men should have the same right. In the saying “all americans are equal” they are only talking about men and not all rights go to women. "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” (Elizabeth Cady Stanton). Women were silent for long during the progressive era, but no one noticed how hardworking they were. That should have been loud enough to get the attention of the people who thought women were not equal to men. The government didn’t pass the 19th amendment ( gave women the right to vote) until late…show more content…
After a period of abundance came a period of scarcity. About 400,000 farmers lost their land because they could not make payment to the banks. They had to take loan out from the bank in order to buy new machinery. Because of the drought, farmers couldn’t produce products to sell or feed their families. With no money coming in, children had to go back into the working force. Many child labor laws were ignored because their families needed the younger ones to work. Also with the lack of money coming in, schools couldn’t pay the teachers and would either have to shorten the school year or close down.With no school, many boy became reckless and were nicknamed “Wild
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