Social Reform: The Progressive Movement

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Since the progressive movement was all about beating down the political corruption of the party bosses and political machines. And since Mrs.Roosevelt was the face for the government, you would image there would be lots of chaos and controversy surrounding that. With her extreme power she was able to spread what was happening. She had brought up Social reformers such as Jane Addams and W. E. B. DuBois who argued that education and intervention could improve the lives of the underprivileged. Making their names more noticeable and crediting them for what they have done. And brought down muckrakers such as Jacob Riis and Ida Tarbell as their works were designed to lighten those who lived in a far enough away distance from slums of Chicago or
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