Progressives During The Early 1900's

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“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” This is a quote from the famous J.P Morgan who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his the industrial revolution. During the 1800 's through early 1900’s there were many people like JP Morgan out there trying help better United Stated, and they we’re called Progressives! The progressives were people who thought they could improve society was their strong faith in science and technology and those were but not limited to White Protestants, College Educated Professional, Social Workers, Politicians Preachers, Teachers and Writers. With people with such big faith in society you question may be did their faith work? Were they successful? As you continue so…show more content…
Also During this timing child labor was at it highest and worst, having the progressives convince the states to pass laws that set a minimum age for employment and established other limits on child labor, such as maximum hours children could work also having young children to be in school instead of at work. Being a woman at this time wasn’t its best. Woman having lower pay than men while doing the same amount of work, people having to work in worst of conditions, Having the union “NAWSA’s” be formed and woman getting their rights. To summarize this discussion the Progressives were very important during the early 1900’s. The progressives were a group of people who wanted to change the situation for the better. The progressives had a big role in reforming the the US socially, politically, and industrially. From Muckrakers exposing evil powers of the wealth to workers creating unions for better quality in working conditions. I think we all owe progressives a huge thank you. If it weren 't for the brave people of progressives speaking up and making problems known there would be no progress, Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who
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