Who Were the Progressives?
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Description: In the first two decades of the 20th century, a diverse array of Americans sought solutions to the social problems caused by industrialisation and urbanisation. These five articles explore who participated in the social movements considered progressive.
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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/9/2002
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
|Note to Students|
|Responding to the Challenges of the Progressive Era|
|The Progressive Era|
|Historians Ask, "Who Were the Progressives?"|
|Some Current Questions|
|Do we find the roots of Progressivism in the cities or on the farms?|
|The Status Revolution and Progressive Leaders|
|Agrarian Politics and Parties after 1896|
|How much influence did middle-class businessmen have on the Progressive agenda?|
|The Discovery that Business Corrupts Politics: A Reappraisal of the Origins of Progressivism|
|How does class and ethnicity complicate our conception of the Progressives?|
|The Crucible of Class: Cleveland Politics and the Origins of Municipal Reform in the Progressive Era|
|The Dimensions of Progressivism|
|How did gender affect Progressivism and which women became Progressives?|
|Gender and Urban Political Reform: The City Club and the Woman's City Club of Chicago in the Progressive Era|
|Suggestions for Further Reading|