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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Can Form 8815 Reform

Instructions and Help about Can Form 8815 Reform

Hi, I'm John Green, and this is Crash Course US history. Today, we're going to talk about progressives. No, not Stan progressives, but the ones who wanted to bomb the means of production. Although, there were also less radical progressives. Mr. Green, are we talking about tumblr progressives? You know, the ones who discuss misogyny and share high contrast images of pizza. If so, count me in. From the past, your anachronism is showing. Your internet was green letters on a black screen. But no, the progressive era was not like tumblr. However, I will argue that it indirectly made tumblr and therefore J log gift sets possible. So that's something. Some of the solutions that progressives came up with to deal with issues of inequality and injustice don't seem terribly progressive today. Also, it kind of overlapped with the Gilded Age. And "progressive" implies progress towards freedom and justice, which is hard to argue for an era that involved one of the great restrictions of freedom in American history - prohibition. So maybe we shouldn't call it the Progressive Era at all. I got stamped. Whatever. Trolled the intro. So, if the Gilded Age was the period when American industrial capitalism came into its own and people like Mark Twain began to criticize its associated problems, then the Progressive Era was the age in which people actually tried to solve those problems through individual and group actions. As the economy changed, progressives also had to respond to a rapidly changing political system. The population of the US was growing, and its economic power was becoming ever more concentrated. Sometimes progressives responded to this by opening up political participation, and sometimes by trying to restrict the vote. The thing is, broad participatory democracy doesn't always result in effective government - he said, sounding...