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Dibia 1 Woodrow Wilson vs. Theodore Roosevelt – The True Progressive The progressive movement was the reform movement that ran from 1895 to the beginning of World War I. During this period social reformers in the United States sought to address the economic and political questions that had arisen after the Industrial Revolution and eliminate corruption in government, regulate business practices, address health hazards, improve working conditions, and give the public more direct control over government through initiative, referendum, and recall. Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt were two presidents that were both strong believers in progressivism but both had different approaches to progressive reform. All in all, the best progressive president based on the beliefs of initiative, referendum, and recall was Theodore Roosevelt because he set the standard of what reformations needed to be made and accomplished more than Wilson. While Roosevelt was president he attempted to increase railroad regulation by passing the
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