Building hospitals, schools, and factories helped in creating more jobs for the people were the ways of making countries civilized. Making African products become more valuable to the international market helped Africa a lot as it gave them a good amount of money. Better medical care and sanitation which caused higher lifespans, increased agriculture products, and higher literary rates in Africa and India. It helped a lot in giving the weak countries new western technologies, transportaton, and war techniques. This advancement in technology increased population and food production, benefitting everyone.
Indentured Servitude in Massachusetts Indentured servitude, the practice of signing oneself into a slave-like servitude for an agreed upon amount of time in exchange for various provisions, was widely popular in early Massachusetts as a way for American people to build a workforce and immigrants to migrate to the New World. Indentured men, women, and children, largely from Europe, became a crucial part of the fabric of the society, culture, and economy of this state and the city of Boston. Boston’s economy was shaped by immigrant indentured servants due to their vast impact in building the city to begin with, as well as the practice allowing for immigrant communities to be established in America. Plymouth Colony, one of the original colonies
Encouraging growth within small businesses would aid the economy in not allowing big business to take over; however, that lead to questions regarding labor reform. He also made choices in Presidency that we still see today, as a requirement, such as establishing an office in the Capitol and press conferences. Both of these changes allowed Wilson to address issues with Congress immediately and more efficiently. Woodrow Wilson was definitely a progressive and his actions made an impact on all Americans. He advocated many progressive goals such as the exploitation issue by labor legislation for both women and children; furthermore, he limited all Americans to a certain number of hours per day, as well as a wage that was beneficial to everyone.
The progressive movement that took place from 1890-1920 aimed to correct injustices in American life as well as restore economic opportunities. Through the hard work and persistence of all people involved, this movement was fairly successful in achieving its main goals of protecting social welfare, promoting moral improvement, and creating economic reform. Many people in this time fought to protect social welfare. More specifically, the intense and harsh working conditions for industrial workers. The Social Gospel and settlement houses like the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), which built swimming pools and handball courts as well as opened libraries and sponsored classes, and the Salvation Army, which fed poor people in soup kitchens and cared for children in nurseries, helped the poor as well as this movement.
A progressive is someone who was a part of the progressive movement during that time period whose main goal was to promote change and better life for all Americans. As we know, Sinclair wanted to change the progressive class by making shorter work hours and earn higher pay by writing his book The Jungle. While he didn’t reach that goal he certainly did fix the quality of consumable items. This surely struck change in the lives of Americans not only in those days but it extends all the way until present
They had many similarities like their influence along with some differences. Mandela and Roosevelt had a huge impact, resulting from their successes. Eleanor Roosevelt affected many people because she helped the ones that didn't have the same fortune as herself. Therefore, many lives were improved through her contributions to society. Now, people had the chance to recreate themselves and have a decent shot at life.
Reading through RIP, the Middle Class: 1946-2013, it became fairly obvious that the author, Edward McClelland, was presenting a thesis idea that consisted of promoting the middle class through examples of its prime time when middle class thrived. McClelland made the point clearly as he repeatedly provided examples ranging from the glory days of the assembly line industry that had provided high paying jobs for many people, to presidents who attempted to keep business within the United States to promote home grown jobs. He was especially focused on the point that the middle class was shrinking due to a large discrepancy between the wealthy and the rest of society as capitalism achieves its goal of padding the wealthiest and keeping the middle
The Tenement House Act of 1901 was a start to the improvement for workers who lived in cramped tenements. Toilets were mandatory on each floor and fire escapes and windows were also installed. Today, people consider these features to housing fundamental, which displays how primitively poor laborers were forced to live. In addition, regarding working conditions, unions were formed, such as the National Labor Union which supported an eight hour work day, banking reform, and an increase in wages. The Department of Labor formed in 1913 thus, wage earners finally had an official government body dedicated to improving working conditions.
Philanthropy is the desire to promote the welfare of others. It is especially shown when individuals donate money to good causes. Philanthropy gradually improves farmer’s wages and factory workers working conditions. There were many great examples of this in the Gilded Age, one being, Andrew Carnegie. He was one of the most influential philanthropists in the Guiled Age.
Over the last forty years in Trinidad and Tobago, between 1974 and 2014, technical and vocational education has been evolving rapidly as it holds an essential position in changing the economic status of the people and facilitates the social needs of the country. Technical and vocational education is the practical training that is provided to individuals so that they can gain knowledge, skills and the proper attitude necessary for admission into the world of work. It was mainly implemented for, but is not limited to, the youths of the Trinidad and Tobago as it was structured to curb the problem of unemployment and discipline. Technical and vocational training programmes were mainly in the field of agriculture, masonry, welding, plumbing and carpentry as well as in the energy industry. The expansion of technical and vocational education programmes have changed the economic and social needs of the country by providing training, jobs and basic necessities and improved the economic and sustainable development of the nation as a whole.