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Tommy Trinh HIST 1302-702 Sam Zaborowski 20 November, 2016 VAN HORSSEN, JESSICA. 2016. "Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era." Labour / Le Travail 78, 346-348. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed November 19, 2016) The Progressive Era is a time where things did not come so easily like we find today, but there are things that this era made huge impact on. This was a period of time where social activism and political reform was spread throughout the whole United States. During this time, there was so much corruption in Government that there needed to be something that was going to make a change. The Progressive Era was a movement that was going to eliminate the corruption in government, but it had to deal with a lot of political situations, which made it complicated to progress. During the Progressive Era, there were people who couldn’t survive, and there were people who had power. Most likely, the people with power often had it easier than the people who did not. There were a lot of small towns being occupied by businessman

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