Patterns Of The Progressive Era

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“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” -19th Amendment

The Progressive Era started from 1890 to the year 1920 when it was marked to an end by the achievement of women suffragists with the 19th Amendment and the events leading up to the end of World War I. The term progressivism is based on the social and economic problems and the advocacy for solutions that will progress a society forward. “These were years when economic expansion produced millions of new jobs and brought an unprecedented array of goods” and cities began to grow in population as immigrants flocked in the hundreds, many entire families. The amount of social reform focusing on women and children exploitation in the workfield and the improvement of immigrants as well, were seen as a number of female reform organizations formed to aim for the protection of women and children from exploitation and along the way advocated for the improvement in the condition of the poor working immigrant class in urban cities.
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The Chicago League of Women Voters formed in 1920 after they disbanded from the National American Woman Suffrage Association over issues of advocating for universal or women suffrage. Originally the Chicago League of Women Voters was organized in the Cook County branch with participants being women living in that area and was a part of the larger League called the League of Illinois League of Women Voters. The Chicago League separated by 1946 and by 1950, the league was formed by other Chicago neighborhood

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