Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

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  • The Progressive Era Essay example

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    As the 19th century came to a close a new epoch, known as the Progressive Era emerged in response to industrialization. This early 20th century reform movement pursued control of the government to the people. In order to reinstate economic opportunities and to correct inequity in American life. Progressives believed that government could be used as a powerful tool for social improvement (Gillon, Matson 2009). Although the Progressive ideal was presented by numerous Progressive authors of different

  • The Progressive Era In America In The 1920's

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    The Progressive Era in America lasted from the 1890’s to the 1920’s. During this time, The United States underwent several changed, or reforms. These reforms helped to shape our nation into what it is today. There are 10 reforms I’m going to discuss in this essay including the reforms on civil rights, conservation, government reform, health and medicine, labor reform, radical trade unionism, socialism, temperance, trust busting, and women’s rights. The Civil Rights reform was perhaps one of the

  • Essay about Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

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    Senator Joseph R. McCarthy Even though he had humble beginnings, Joseph Raymond McCarthy, a single man, made a profound effect on the entire United States during his career. By following his life and what shaped McCarthy as an individual, a broader picture is brought into the scope of the cause of his false accusations. In the year 1908, in the northeast region of Wisconsin on a struggling farm, a devout Roman Catholic couple brought a their son, Joseph Raymond, into the

  • Progressivism And Progressivism

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    others policy and government wise. A person who can show that socialism and progressivism is similar is Charles Sandburg, who had some of his “Dear Bill” essays in the issues of La Follette’s Weekly in the summer of 1909. La Follette’s Weekly was founded by progressive Wisconsin Republican governor Robert M. La Follette Sr. In those essays, Mr. Sandburg expressed his social and progressive values. He states for example that he is a socialist because they were the first to fight for the abolishment

  • Hemp Cultivation in China

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    International Hemp Association Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai 'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China Robert C. Clarke Naturetex International B.V. Van Diemenstraat 192 1013 CP Amsterdam The Netherlands Clarke, R.C. 1995. Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai 'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China. Journal of the International Hemp Association 2(2): 57, 60-65. This paper summarizes the history of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) cultivation