Progressivism and social control

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Progressivism and social control

This lecture covers part five of progressivism and the urbanization of cities.

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Texas A&M University
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
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HIST 106 2nd Edition Lecture 12 Outline of Last Lecture I. Protecting Big Business II. Battle Of Standards And The 96 Election Outline of Current Lecture I. Urban Amusement; Urban Moral Control II. Battling Alcohol and Drugs III. Immigration Restriction and Eugenics Current Lecture  Urban Amusement; Urban Moral Control o Amusement Parks  Offered families escape from tenements  Female workers had a rare opportunities to meet young men, socialize with other women  Coney Island- attracted several million visitors  Where immigrants learned how to e American o America On The Move  Streetcar rides and window shopping- electricity- at least they could look to poor to buy  Wright Bros airplane and Ford’s Model T o Music Scene  Blues- reached a broader public  Ragtime

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