Chapter 21 – Lesson 4 Women in the Progressive Era Find out: 1. What goals did women pursue in the Progressive Era? 2. What methods did women use to achieve their goals? 3. What successes did women have in the Progressive Era? Inez Milholland Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B. Anthony Wyoming Carrie Chapman Catt Washington Parade White House Protests Alice Paul Women win new opportunities • State licenses in law, medicine, & college teaching • Higher education at universities. • Committed to reforms – – – – Laws to protect women & children Pure food & drug laws Right to vote African-American women crusaded against lynching & racial separation. Temperance Crusade • Alcohol seen as a threat to families. • Women’s Christian Temperance Union – Frances Willard, leader – Worked to educate people about the evils of alcohol. • Carry Nation – Husband died from heavy drinking – Took a hatchet to saloons. – Gave lecture tours across U.S. & Europe Amendments • 18th Amendment – (1917) – made it illegal to sell alcoholic drinks in the U.S. • 19th Amendment – (1919) – gave women the right to vote.