The rise of the Progressive Era in American history
What developments led to the rise of the Progressive Era? What was the government’s attitude toward big business prior to the 1900’s, then how did it change by the early 20th century? What was the underlying philosophy of this period of change in American history? Explain. What of the Social Gospel, Social Justice, and Muckraking movements? Discuss in detail the legislative accomplishments of presidents T. Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson that addressed concerns of the new rising middle class and how they represented a new political ethos. Did the Progressive Era solve all of America’s problems with equality? Why or why not? Was the Progressive Era radical? How or how not? Explain.