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The Progressive Era. Part 1: Origins and Ideas. What was Progressivism?. Progressivism was a widespread belief linking the idea of progress to the idea of government-imposed reform. Characteristics of the Progressive Movement. Diffuse and Diverse Elitist

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The Progressive Era

Part 1: Origins and Ideas


What was Progressivism?

Progressivism was a widespread belief linking the idea of progress to the idea of government-imposed reform.


Characteristics of the Progressive Movement

  • Diffuse and Diverse

  • Elitist

  • Tended toward Darwinism and Atheism


Origins of the Progressive Movement

Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species,

1859


Aspects of the Progressivism

Philosophy:

  • William James

    • Pragmatism


Aspects of the Progressivism

Education:

  • John Dewey

    • “Progressive Education”


Aspects of the Progressivism

Journalism:

“Muckraking”

  • Lincoln Steffens

    • The Shame of the Cities

  • Ida Tarbell

    • History of Standard Oil Company

  • Upton Sinclair

    • The Jungle

    • The Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)

“I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.”

~Upton Sinclair


Aspects of the Progressivism

Religion:

“The Social Gospel”

  • Walter Rauschenbusch


Aspects of the Progressivism

Law:

Sociological Jurisprudence

  • Louis Brandeis

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


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