The Progressive Movement

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The Progressive Movement

The Progressive Movement errupted due to much that was going on during the Industrial Revolution in America.  Essentially, the Progressive Movement was a political attitude that was banned together by people who were advocating for change and reform from the government.  The Progressive Movement first began showing up around areas that were heavily populated with settlement workers as well as reformers. These reformers would speak up against the harsh labor, living conditions, work conditions as well as other social injustices that they were seeing.  Some of the hot button issues during the Industrial Revolution in America were the housing laws, child labor laws, working conditions for women, as well as the hours people had to put in during the work week.