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Research Article: Morality

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Morality

(1925) “Smokey” Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force, measuring the bathing suit of Betty Fringle on Palm Beach, to ensure that it conforms with regulations introduced by the beach censors.

Timeline

1860–1899 ∼ Victorian Ideals

Self control and restraint, moderation or abstinence are expected / Vice societies monitor moral behavior (1860–1899) / Approximately one in fifty marriages ends in divorce (1860) / Comstock Law prohibits possessing any book, pamphlet, paper, writing, advertisement, circular, print, picture or drawing of an immoral nature (1873) / Congressional legislation prohibits the transport of any lottery material across state lines (1895)

MILESTONES: Civil War (1860–1864) • American expansion westward (1870s–1880s) • Industrial revolution • Indians moved to reservations (1890s) • American imperialism (1890s) • Spanish American War (1898) • X-rays discovered (1895)

1900–1919 ∼ Progressive Era

Queen Victoria dies, ending the Victorian era; Edwardian era begins (1901) / Size of middle class families falls by half, from an average of seven or eight children per couple in 1800 to about four children per couple in 1900 / Significant segment of the American population considers gambling a sin (1900) / U.S. Census Bureau reports the divorce rate...

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