Uphold Of Moral Values During The Progressive Era

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The Progressive Era was a timeframe when many individuals pushed for real changes. Some become successful while others weren't. A wide range of methodologies were utilized to attempt and change four areas. They were securing social welfare, upholding moral values, making financial change, and fostering efficiency. One objective the Progressives enforced was the uphold of moral values. Two sources that I found describe how religion and the media became an effort to change urban reform. According to Lutz (n.d.), The Social Gospel movement emerged among Protestant Christians to improve the economic, moral and social conditions of the urban working class & how Walter Rauschenbusch taught that the duty of Christians ‘is not a matter of getting individuals
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