history review test 2.
was a period of
reform which lasted from the 1890s to the 1920s. seeking change in regard to
worker's rights and protection of the ordinary citizen in general.The reformers
(and their opponents) were predominantly members of the middle class. Most
were well educated
who lived in the cities.
had their own versions of the Progressive Movement, led by
the likes of
George Cardinal Mundelein
Booker T. Washington
Progressives pushed for social justice, general equality and public safety, but
there were contradictions within the movement, especially regarding race.
politics the most prominent national figures were the
Robert LaFollette, Sr.
William Jennings Bryan
Significant changes achieved at
the national levels included
through to the
to the U.S. Constitution
as well as the
direct election of
. "progress" have affected (some
believe negatively) the following areas: birthing and family, schooling, law,
journalism, food production and distribution, and many other areas of life.
were journalists who exposed waste, corruption, and
scandal in the highly influential new medium of national magazines, such as
Progressives shared a common belief in the ability of science, technology and
disinterested expertise to identify all problems and come up with the one best solution.
is most associated with a group of
, novelists and critics from the late 1800s to early 1900s, who
investigated and exposed societal issues such as conditions in
(as they were called at the time),
3. Urban Consumer-
4. National Consumer's League-
5. Theodore Roosevelt. t
heodore Roosevelt, Jr.
), also known as
, and to the public (but never to friends and
, was the twenty-sixth
President of the United States
, and a
leader of the
and of the
. He became
President of the United States at the age of 42. He served in many roles
Governor of New York
. He is most famous for his personality: his energy, his vast range of