Progressive Era

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The progressive era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States,from the 1890's to 1920's .A variety of responses to economic and social problems rapid industrialization introduced to America progressivism rejected social Darwinism.

Some of the reform goals are to protect social welfare and the quality of life for the people.Also, promote moral improvements and creating economic reforms and fostering efficiency.The social reform was mainly of living conditions,child labor,and muckrakers.The political reform was more the power to the people.