Elementary Engines of Progress in the USA

This following made America a great country and created progress. A history of measures.

  • Outlaw slavery
  • End child labor
  • Limit the workday
  • Keep drugs safe
  • Protect collective bargaining
  • Create public schools
  • Battle the Great Depression
  • Electrify rural America
  • Construct roads connecting the country
  • Great Society reduce poverty
  • Extend political and civil rights to women and African Americans, other minorities
  • Give health, security and dignity in old age

Source: Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas, 2018

About Stephen E. McGaughey
Resident of the City of Coral Gables

One Response to Elementary Engines of Progress in the USA

  1. David Brown says:

    Thanks, Steve. Very meaningful to think about on this Sunday.

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