Exam II - Progressive and Reactionary Politics

Exam II - Progressive and Reactionary Politics - During the...

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During the first few decades of the 20 th century, distinctions between progressive and reactionary politics were often blurred. Introduction Americans began to react to all the kind of changes brought about by the rise of  industrial capitalism. Progressive politics were a series of social reform movement to try and correct some of the problems connected to industrial populism. Reactionary politics were what other groups of people who were against those progressive politics did to show there dislike for them. In the Early 20 th century, weather a movement was progressive or reactionary was due only to a persons view about it. Body 1 Progressive Politics caused many movements in the first few decades in the 20 th century. Everything from race to movies created progressive movements. One big form of progressivism was censorship. Nickelodeons became popular between 1905 and 1910 to the working class due to the fact that they were cheap, short, was an escape from everyday life, and you did
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course HIST 2301 taught by Professor Trobridge during the Spring '07 term at Texas Tech.

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