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Other reforms Political reform
Direct election of Senators
Clean up food and drugs
Ladies Home Journal
Upton Sinclair The Jungle Child labor COKE!
Labor Review Hines Women in sweatshops Who were the Progressives?
New middle class Young professionals Sought to apply principles of professions (medicine, law, business, teaching) to problems of society Strong faith in progress and the ability of educated people to overcome problems Rise in volunteer organizations organized to address issues Mainly urban in residence and orientation Other Progressives Political reformers
NationalWilson Roosevelt Socialists
Looked on by most Progressives as too fanatical Muckrakers Muckraking journalists attacked corruption and scandal with a sense of moral outrage Lincoln Steffens Ida Tarbell Upton Sinclair Lincoln Steffens Exposed corruption in city government in The Shame of the Cities (1904) Ida Tarbell ...
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