Progressives And The Progressive Era

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The progressive Era was times in History were local state and federal government took a leap forward in power and activism. In addition, the progressive era, was a time of development of new reforms and changes for America. Progressivism handles a wide range of problems and struggle for America. Such problems were created by unstructed industrialization, urbanization and immigration. As well as, the unfavorable distribution of power and wealth. Progressives believed strongly that problems such as these needed immediate action. Progressives existed in churches, organized labor, local political life, organizations and progressives of high education. Progressives wanted to make America better through inniatives, arranged action, idealism and social scientific research. Progressive had a tendency to expect the best possible outcome of situations. By, the 1920’s, progressives put in effect, changes of all aspects of society and government. Nevertheless, progressives had unhonorable qualities as well. They were biased of class and prejudiced against races.
The eventual goals of the progressive movement was a better democracy, uncorrupt and improved working government ,regulations in business and social justice for the working class. Progressives believed the governmenrt’s involment in society could make an impact of reaching those goals. Progressives also had a tendency to maintain traditional order. Some regulations reformers wanted to put in affect was prohibition of alcoholic…

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