Progressive Era AMST 100-01
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Progressive Era 1890-1920 Addresses some of the problems that occurred during the G era Emphasis on faith in progress in the whole quality of life Recreation Hazen Pingee | Republican | Detroit | Mayor |Top 5 best mayors in the United States Tommy Johnson | Democrat | Cleveland | Mayor Johnson and Pingee Wanted to keep private corporations from ripping off the people Both Tried to improve urban life as well as doing what they could to correct politic corruption Wanted more people to take public transportation so they created the transfer system Became involved in Ohio politics then involved with D.C. politics to represent Ohio They started opening up public parks for recreation and beaches Robert La Follette | Wisconsin| Governor | One of the first environmentalist in the United States Preserving forest areas Good Roads Movement | 1880-1920| Improve quality of roads for bicyclist Lincoln highway was the first national memorial to president Lincoln in 1913 City Beautiful movement Ben Frank Parkway Tarsdale Blvd 1903 to Cottman Ave Mayor Samuel Ashbridge | NE Blvd from Cottman Ave to Penny Pack Creek 1914| Roosevelt from Penny Pack Creek to Bucks County Blvd 1918. 1885 Gasoline driven engine was invented in Germany 1886 1 ever car made by Mr. Benz Germany Henry Ford | 1863 – 1947 | Opened Ford company in 1803 Used the assembly line Model T in oct. 1808 | 4 cylinders | steering wheel on left side Frank King | writer of the Gasoline Alley Comic strip | second longest in the United States
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