Many people have contributed to society in a major degree, but others have reformed the world. The printing press caused both reformation and exploration to different extents. Reformations from the invention of the printing roses include the creation of a new religion, Lutheranism, more books being made which in turn increased literacy rates, and it increased the cultural diversity. The exploration effects caused by the printing press were that voyagers were able to keep documentation of their trips and be able to reproduce their results for many people to see and it also allowed map makers to increase the accuracy if their drawings. The printing press cause many reformations.
The Progressive Era Katie Husak 20th Century American History July 26, 2014 Progressivism was a social movement that grew into a political movement. This reform movement ran from the late 19th century through the first decades of the 20th century. Progressivism is a term applied to a variety of responses to the economic and social problems rapid industrialization introduced to America. (The Progressive Era). Leading intellectuals and social reformers sought out to address the economic, political, and cultural questions that had arisen in the context due to the rapid changes brought on by the Industrial Revolution and the growth of modern capitalism in America.
In addition a function of pressure groups is to inform and educate the public, this allow improvement of democracy as the electorate can make a more informed decision in political participation, such as the general election and referendums. This may also encourage more political participation as there are more options and pressure group activity is focused and accessible as action varies from donating to protesting. The fact that there are many pressure groups and of a variety supports pluralism, also competition is created in open forum for public and governmental attention. However pressure groups can also be seen to weaken pluralist democracy. Pressure groups should be increasing the effect of pluralism when some pressure groups may distribute their resources unevenly, as some pressure groups may hold a disproportionate amount of power.
The 1900s were the beginning of a new century and with it came great changes in the still growing country, the United States of America. On top of the United States being caught in the middle of the Industrial Revolution with business giants, such as Andrew Carnegie and John Rockefeller, changes were being made in the way us Americans live life. For example, the first affordable car, along with the first human flight, which both are extreme technological advances and immensely impacted how our world is today. And throughout this important decade in U.S. history we were led by our glorious president, Theodore Roosevelt. Our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, who came into office after the assassination of William McKinley, is known for being one of our more outstanding presidents.
Revivalists believed that they could bring the millennium right here & now if they worked to improve society by pushing people to make these right moral choices. 4. This belief sparked a great outpouring of reform movements in America in the 1820s & 30s. These attempts to “stamp out sin” ultimately created tremendous upheaval in the political realm. 5.
2005 Question 2 With the power to tax and spend, the federal power has increased. It has allowed government to add more tax than the original constitution intended to allow, therefore collecting more money, and give them more power. The commerce clause has increased the federal power of the Congress. The Congress has created many new federal regulations such as the Interstate Commerce Act in 1887 and the Sherman Antitrust Act in 1890 because of the quickening of the industrial revolution. Acts such as the Clean Air Act allows more power to the federal government relative to the states because it gives the government more power to control areas where they were not intended to supervise.
Sciences became more important to the people as well, bringing forth new outlooks on the world, and the idea of Darwinism. The Gilded Age brought forth a new era of political scams and corruption. This was a time of new ideas, new inventions, and breakthroughs. With the invention of machinery that does the work in factories, big businesses saw a surge of profits. They paid their way into politics, making sure that their companies would be safe from harm.
From 1890 to 1920, there were social, political, and economic reactions to industrialization and urbanization. A reform movement swept the nation as many people focused their energies on domestic reform, on improving conditions within the United States. The Progressive movement was made up of groups and individuals who worked to change the negative effects of industrialization and urbanization in the United States. Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson were all Progressive presidents who implemented bold domestic reform programs at the national level. Attempts to end the poverty, crowding, and disease in American cities began before 1900.
Throughout the Western world, the end of the Napoleonic Wars brought an end to a period of global war and revolution and the start of a new era of rapid economic growth. For Americans, the end of the War of 1812 unleashed the rapid growth of cities and industry and a torrent of expansion westward. The years following the war also marked a notable advance of democracy in American politics. Property qualifications for voting and office holding were abolished; voters began to directly elect presidential electors, state judges, and governors; and voting participation skyrocketed. In addition, the antebellum era saw a great surge in collective efforts to improve society through reform.
Since then, the automobile's evolvement and its use has very much affected society. Society in America, especially during the early 1900s, was immensely impacted by these advancements. Due to the automobile, the means of transportation was not the only aspect of society that changed, but changes in other aspects such as leisure, entertainment, laws, and the physical environment of communities were also revolutionizing. Two important aspects of American society during the early 1900s that was changed by the development of the automobile are leisure and entertainment. With the use of vehicles, new ways for amusement were invented and pop culture itself was influenced.