Essay - Arens 1 US History Mr Taylor Successes of Progressive Reforms By Alex Arens The Progressive Movement was a period of time during the late 1800s

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Arens 1 US History Mr. Taylor Successes of Progressive Reforms By Alex Arens T he Progressive Movement was a period of time during the late 1800s and early 1900s when the United States had major changes in social reform. Social reforms such as female suffrage, education, working conditions, unionization, the problems of urbanization, industrialization, and child labor. There were four constitutional amendments that were passed during this time. The amendments allowed government to collect an income tax, gives voters to vote for their senators directly, ban of making or selling alcoholic beverages, and the right to vote. Most of the Social reforms only affected white americans. The four goals of progressivism are: protecting social welfare, promoting moral improvement, creating economic reform, and fostering industrial efficiency. The progressive reformers wanted to one, get women the rights they were entitled to, and second ensure that all people were treated equally no matter the difference.
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