Progressivism was the reform movement that ran from the late 19th century through the first decades of the 20th century, during which leading intellectuals and social reformers in the United States sought to address the economic, political, and cultural questions that had arisen in the context of the rapid changes brought with the Industrial Revolution and the growth of modern capitalism in America. The Progressives believed that these changes marked the end of the old order and required the creation of a new order appropriate for the new industrial age.
child labor in the progressive era
chapter 15 / lesson 9 transcript
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Child labor is the process of hiring children to work instead of getting them educated. It is the type of slavery.
Explanation:The progressive Era was the time in history when there was huge progress in activism and power. In addition, the progressive era, was also the time when development, improvement and new changes occurred. However, the condition of workers was poor. Poor condition of factory workers. Dangerous machines and no ergonomics. Children were made to work hours with little wages. Children were also made to work underground in coal mines. Many injuries and deaths of workers and children.