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  • 1. ProgressivismMonday, 25 February, 13
  • 2. An early 20th century political movement that promoted policies such as slum improvement, public health, and women’s suffrage, intended to reform the U.S. government, economy, and society.Monday, 25 February, 13
  • 3. Muckrakers: a critic who spreads information about real or alleged scandals, usually for political purposes.Monday, 25 February, 13
  • 4. Ida Tarbell in McClure’s Magazine, a famous muckraking expose of Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Co.Monday, 25 February, 13
  • 5. Why did the progressive era occur? Why did muckrakers exist? Are there any parallels to today?Monday, 25 February, 13
  • 6. Well, here’s another famous example from the era: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911Monday, 25 February, 13