Causes Of The Progressive Movement

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Unit 3 Essay There were many factors that caused the Progressive movement and various responses to those problems. Overall, the Progressive movement was good for America. Progressive moment got strong in the White House when Roosevelt became president. He believe that corporate behavior had to be watched to understand that that a corporate greed did not get in hand involving trust busting and federal regulation of businesses. Many Americans believed that great change was needed for our society to protect everyday people. Social workers, journalists, and politicians were always ignored which is known as the Progressive Movement. African Americans had to face racism in the form of segregation in public area. Also, they had no access to qualify…show more content…
The Goals of the Square Deal was to keep the healthy and powerful form taking advantage of small businesses and the poor. Also, the coal strike of 1902 showed governments changing view towards works by seeing mine works as more important people because Coal kept homes warm and factories workings. Roosevelt used government regulation of business to protect society by making a national park to protect the wilderness. Basically everything Roosevelt started Tart destroyed it or delectated it as an option. Taft’s policies were different from Roosevelt’s because basically everything Roosevelt started Tart destroyed it or deleted as an option. Problems of the Progressive Era were economic, social, political, and environmental in nature. They included poverty and unsanitary slums in American cities, poor working conditions including child labor in factories, corporate trusts that eliminated competition and raised prices with impunity, discrimination , women and ethnic minorities, and corruption in the so-called urban political machines. These political organizations traded government jobs and contracts for votes that kept them and their candidates in power Journalists (sometimes referred to as "muckrakers") exposed the conditions of the day and raised public…show more content…
Roosevelt's foreign policy was the "Big Stick Policy." Speak softly and carry a big stick; he used the American Navy as his stick. Taft's policy was "Dollar Diplomacy." This was a method of maintaining balance by having the United States invest business in other countries, so if one were to disrupt a country that had invested in, the US would supposedly step in. Finally, Wilson's foreign policy was the "Moral Diplomacy" where he tried to spread democracy to the world. In a way, all 3 policies had their "ups and downs." In the states itself, look up Roosevelt's Square Deal and Wilson's Triple Wall of Privilege Roosevelt was an advocate of war, while Wilson was not. Roosevelt was a Republican, and Wilson was a democrat There were many factors that caused the Progressive movement and various responses to those problems. Overall, the Progressive movement was good for America. The impact was good because the change was in order to protect and empower citizens in America. The laws were enacted to allow citizens who usually didn’t have a voice to be heard. The educational system was reformed to give more power and knowledge. America was also developing into a music, sports, and entertainment powerhouse. As for the economy, the campaigns were getting thousands of new
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