Progressive Era Essay

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Throughout history,literature and life change is inevitable. Change is to make or become different. Change has shaped the world around us.Whether the changes are positive or negative, it’s a part of who we are. For that reason, we must acknowledge it.
In the history of the world, there has been many important events that have brought about positive and negative changes in the United States. Some of these events include the Industrialization era, Progressive era, WWI, the Great Depression and the New Deal. These events helped bring about many positive changes and some negative changes to not only America, but the whole world. The first big change in America was the Industrialization era. The Industrialization era brought about positive economic
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The Progressive era was era all about positive changes for the people of the United States. Progressivism is the term applied to a variety of responses to the economic and social problems rapid (“ The Progressive Era( 1890-1920) ). Some of the changes that were enacted in America on a national scale during this time period include women’s suffrage, federal regulation of food, drug, and railroad industry, antitrust laws("Digital History." The Progressive Era). Other positive changes during this era would include minimum wages for women, factory regulation and the restriction of child labor("Digital History." The Progressive Era). Overall this era was about improving life for American …show more content…
It is shown by the positive and negative changes in the story. The biggest negative change in this story is the character Gregor turning into an insect in the beginning of the story. This is very similar to the story “ The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan. In the beginning of the story the main character Percy Jackson loses his mother. This is similar to Gregor’s situation in the sense that their negative changes were very devastating to them. Their negative changes both showed that life can be very cruel. In both situations, their lives get turned upside down. One thing they have in common is that in both stories the a character starts to mature. In “Kafka’s Metamorphosis” the family specifically Grete, and in “ The Lightning Thief” the supporting character Grover matures enough to reach goal of becoming a

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