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Progressivism
Progressivism in the United States
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Progressivism or political progressivism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... Progressivism or political progressivism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... Progressivism in the United States // Overview Progressivism refers to two political phenomena: Populist Political Progressivism Historically, this represents distrust of concentrations of power in the hands of politicians and corporations, as represented by the candidacies of Theodore Roosevelt and the Bull-Moose Republicans, and in the early nineties by Ralph... The term Progressive Party is used to describe several groups, both past and present, around the world. ... Economic Progressivism is a political Economic Ideology. ... Educational progressivists believe that education must be based on the fact that humans are social animals who learn best in real-life activities with other people. ... Political Progressivism or simply Progressivism is an ideology and political philosophy whose adherants promote policies that they believe would reform a countrys government, economy, or society. ... Social Progressivism is a political ideology oposite to Social Conservativism. ... Techno-progressivism, technoprogressivism, or tech-progressivism, is a stance of active support for technological development. ...

Progressive Movement is the term used to refer collectively to several various movements around the world that adhere to progressivism. These movements span several specific and particular fields that include economics, politics, education, and even the arts, all in different places, and at different points in time.


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In the United States, the Progressive Era was a period of reform that began in Americas urban regions from, approximately the 1890s and lasted through the 1920s, although some experts say it lasted from 1900 to 1920. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Wikipedia is a Web-based, multi-language, free-content encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers and sponsored by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. ...

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  • American Progressive Movement article: XVII Progressivism and Reform - Encarta

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Progressive Movement (3041 words)
Many Progressives came from the traditional upper and middle-class establishment, and were offended by the emergence of a class of government and political professionals who threatened their own views of democratic ideals and social justice.
Progressives also successfully lobbied for the direct election of U.S. senators by the voters enacted through the 17th Amendment to the Constitution ratified in 1913, replacing the former system by which members of the Senate were elected by each state legislature.
Progressive principles were evident, however, in the moralism that Wilson brought to the larger issues of world conflict and human rights, such as his idealistic call for the creation of a world body to mediate and prevent future wars.
James Madison Center: Teacher Resources: US History Curriculum: Chapter IX (4956 words)
One manifestation of this unrest was the progressive movement.
Progressive connotes progress — thus, to be against the progressives was to be against progress.
The progressives claimed to be "reformers." Reform is usually defined as "making better by removing faults and defects." Yet, a better definition of reform could be "change that benefits those advocating it" (an obvious example of this definition is the abolishment of slavery — to the plantation owner it was not "reform").
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