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This Topic will cover a variety of movements and events that could all be considered a part of the Progressive Era in that they either were events that led to the era or were considered part of the Progressive reforms or movements.

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Workers Union Organizations
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This video is accompanied by text. "In the 1842 case Commonwealth v. Hunt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court held that it was not illegal for workers to organize a union or try to compel recognition of that union with a strike. This was certainly an im... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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Legislation: The Government Steps in
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This video is accompanied by text. "The rapid expansion of industry and the concentration of ownership by fewer and fewer people changed the way many Americans felt about the role of government in economic affairs. With the growing number of trusts i... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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History of Labor Day
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This videos explains the origins of Labor Day, the American holiday which served to honor its workers. Learn how Americas unions came together to take the day off from work and march to celebrate the accomplishments of the working men and women in th... [more]
September 6, 2010 at 06:41 PM
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