Causes Of The Progressive Era

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The progressive era describe a period in American history when individuals organized to make reforms to our country. Progressives wanted to address problems caused by the rapid growth of cities and industries. Some of the problems they addressed were poverty, spread of slums, poor working conditions and the unfair practices of some big businesses. The progressive era was a response to social, economic, political, and environmental problems. Problems cause by rapid growth, caused a lot of human suffering, went against the nations beliefs, and threatened to destroy society Journalists, rights activists, politicians, and others raised public awareness which resulted in reforms. Causes of the progressive era were social, economic, political, and

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