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joe mama Hist Discussion analysis 2 On comparing my analysis with your analysis I did not add the intro to what led to the progressive era. The government papered and nurtured business. They passed laws like the hatch act. Favorable court decisions, military interventions to break strikes. All amount to incredible federal and state welfare extended to business. I did not mention the rise of the socialist party and how they wanted to change business regulations. I did mention as you did that it was the era of the middle class and upper middle class. Between 1894 and 1897 the municipal reform movement erupted across the nation and the middle class became commissions or city managers governments. What I didn’t mention that you did was that it was the social gospel that moved the middle class upward. I was right Theodore Roosevelt was the man credited with leading the progressive era. He invoked the Sherman antitrust act which prohibited monopolies and trusts. As you stated teddy and his trust busting administration believed in progress and that progress had to improve the lot of all Americans not just the captains of industry. What I did not mention was that he took overseas possession of Panama Canal and the Philippines because of economic sense. I did mention that during the progressive era teddy gave power to (ICC), and many new laws where created like workmen’s compensation, and assistance programs for mothers. You state one of the innovations he is closely tied to is the growth of the environmental movement. That required the government to regulate business. I did not mention this but I did state that he raised the public health acting the pure food and drug act and the meat inspection armaments to the agriculture appropriations act. These ties into what you stated. I didn’t have down that catalyst to this era was the behaver of business as

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