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09/28/18 US History Civil War to Present HIS 1053-009 Module 4 Writing Response Did Progressive Era reformers achieve their goals? What goals did they achieve and which ones did they not? There were many goals of the Progressive Era like women’s suffrage or political equality for African Americans. Women had a large group of concerns like unkempt children, bad hours and working conditions, child labor, and alcohol equaling drunk husbands (Module 4, Progressive Era Women Lecture, Slide 3). I think one of the major goals of the entire era was just bringing attention to the major issues like child labor and corrupt business practices, with the help of muckrakers (U.S. History Chapter 21 Section 1). I do believe they achieved most of what they had set out to do. The Progressives worked toward social justice by forming the National Child Labor Committee which helped pass the labor legislation to ban child labor all together and the Keating Owen Act which outlawed the interstate trade of any products produced by children under sixteen years of age (U.S History Chapter 21 Section 2). Another goal that was

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