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Social Christian clergymen and feminism during the progressive era, 1890-1920

Ronald P. Huff

Social Christian clergymen and feminism during the progressive era, 1890-1920

by Ronald P. Huff

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Published by [s.n.] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social gospel.,
  • Feminism -- United States.,
  • Women"s rights.,
  • Women and religion.,
  • Socialism, Christian.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald P. Huff.
    ContributionsUnion Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT738 H84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20780941M

    The decades between and constituted a period of such vital reform activity that historians have dubbed them "the Progressive era." In this age, millions of Americans organized in voluntary associations to devise solutions to the myriad problems created . The feminist movement (also known as the women’s liberation movement, the women’s movement, or simply feminism) refers to a series of political campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women’s suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism and the feminist movement.

      Feminism, a movement that has often resurfaced throughout history, has been steadily gaining momentum, especially in recent years. By definition, feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of having equality of the sexes. Under this ideology, people have banded together for centuries to promote gender equality and empower one another. Prohibition exhibited many of the characteristics of most progressive reforms. That is, it was concerned with the moral fabric of society; it was supported primarily by the middle classes; and it was aimed at controlling the "interests" (liquor distillers) and their connections with venal and corrupt politicians in city, state, and national.

    In the United States, progressivism began as a social movement in the s and grew into a political movement in what was known as the Progressive Era. The chief aim of social feminism during the Progressive Era in the United States was to promote and protect the welfare of women and children. In a group of progressive reformers founded the National Child Labor Committee and received a charter from Congress in


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Women became leaders in a range of social and political movements from throughknown as the Progressive Era. Prominent suffragists led progressive causes. Jane Addams established Chicago’s Hull-House, and Ida B. Wells led a campaign against the lynching of Location: South Whiting Street Alexandria, VA, United States.

During the late 1890-1920 book and early s, women and women's organizations not only worked to gain the right to vote, they also worked for broad-based economic and political equality and for social reforms. Between andthe number of women employed in the United States increased from million to.

The (_____) were the first group to try and organize unskilled workers as well as skilled, women alongside men, and blacks as well as whites. The group reached a peak membership ofin and involved millions of workers in strikes, boycotts, political action and educational and social activities.

The first gathering devoted to women’s rights in the United States was held July 19–20,in Seneca Falls, New York. The principal organizers of the Seneca Falls Convention were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a mother of four from upstate New York, and the Quaker abolitionist Lucretia Mott.

1 About people attended the convention; two-thirds were women. Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era - Kindle edition by Pope-Levison, Priscilla. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Nation becoming frustrated with monopolies E. Prided individualism to justify inaction no longer makes sense in. When the party chose Taft as its candidate, Roosevelt and his supporters formed a party with progressive goals such as women's suffrage, a minimum wage, and other social reforms. Identify how Wilson pursued his anti-trust goals.

The Social Gospel was a movement in Protestantism that applied Christian ethics to social problems, especially issues of social justice such as economic inequality, poverty, alcoholism, crime, racial tensions, slums, unclean environment, child labor, lack of unionization, poor schools, and the dangers of was most prominent in the earlyth-century United States and Canada.

During the Progressive era, which lasted from roughlythe people’s desire for reform in the political process led to the establishment of the primaries. [5] Another significant constitutional change that began during the progressive era was the incorporation of the Bill of Rights so that those rights would apply to the states.

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The prevailing policy, and surely attitudinal, antipathy toward the employment of women during the Progressive Era, especially those married, was reflected in the vastly lower female labor market participation rates, hovering at about the 20 per cent mark, during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned the s to the s. The main objectives of the Progressive movement were addressing problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and political movement primarily targeted political machines and their bosses.

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