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    his workers must be able to afford the goods turned out by American factories. Seventeenth Amendment- The Progressive Era was a time of many changes in the political process. Democracy improved due to the Seventeenth Amendment, by creating a adoption of the popular election of judges and primary election among political parties on a large scale. The Seventeenth Amendment was a progressive reform…

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    thin layer of gold hiding poor metal. Being that, prosperity is the demand of gold and, the abuses in poverty the metal. By this era, by social Darwinism where the affluent believed that they were by nature superior, and the poor were naturally just less able. A time of trusts monopolies, abuse of workers and where the uncontrolled businesses lead to the Progressive Era. Progressivism was created to oppose companies such as standard oil to create monopolies and spread their control across…

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    Four Progressive Eras

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    Four progressive eras of art are//There are numerous amounts of eras dealing with art; some of the more highlighted periods are Early Renaissance, High Renaissance, Gothic, and Medieval. Each era contributed timeless art pieces and their influences are still being researched and understood today. All of the Eras also helped individuality flourish through art. The creative pieces produced during these periods helped future artist to expand their work, too. Medieval Era occurred during the Middle…

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    Exam Essay Question 1: What was the Progressive movement? Explain some Progressive policies and ideals while also discussing some of the leaders of the Progressive movement and their role in American society. The Progressive movement took place in the latter portion of the nineteenth century and carried on into the first few decades in the twentieth century. The United States was in a transitional period “from an agrarian to an urban society” (The Progressive). With the impending changes came…

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    himself in the industry to be able to write exactly what it was like. Sinclair spent many weeks in Packingtown to gather information to include into his novel. Sinclair used this information to expose the meat-packing plants (The Jungle and the Progressive Era). Although many Americans ate the food the plants provided, not many Americans actually new what is was that they were consuming. Sinclair surprised many Americans with the details of the plants they were not aware of; “His description of…

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    The Progressive Reform

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    willing to embrace a new role for the federal government during this time? The Progressive movement changed many Americans and the idea of the federal government having power over the people. In reading the chapters, video and articles, my perception of the Progressives is that they were interested in having what they called “good government.” By having this reform implemented of a good government, the Progressives would create a type of government that would be honest and efficient for all…

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    on the progressivism, the progressive era and the changes that the movement brought to America. Progressivism was started as a social movement and later turned into a political movement. Progressives were people who believed that the issues and problems in the society were solvable through enabling a safe environment, good…

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    Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, is “that progressivism created much of our contemporary political predicament” (xiv). While the author states that this is his purpose, his work seems to be more of a summary of the progressive era, devoting just a miniscule conclusion to connecting how progressive battles then led to the political situations of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. If one takes McGerr’s work as merely an analysis over the progressives and their…

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    The Gilded Age yielded many problems for the Progressive Era. Some of these problems were no government control on big business, unsafe working conditions, child labor, gender inequality, corrupted politics, and racial inequality. Numerous amounts of these issues were dealt with during the movement but some were not. The political, social, and economic reforms of the Progressive Movement addressed many of the problems of the Gilded Age through government regulation of business and a more…

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    Effects Of The Gilded Age

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    wonderful as it seemed . It was called the Gilded Age because, from the outside, everything looked wonderful, but on the inside it was spoiled. During America’s industrialization era, the immigration numbers skyrocketed, the quality of working conditions plummeted, and the environment suffered. The industrialization era brought people to American cities in excessive numbers and led to tenement houses, ghettos and nativism. Immigrants from all over the world were going to American cities for a…

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