Changing Roles for Women during the Progressive Era


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This paper shall discuss the role that women played in the Progressive Reform movements of the early 20th century. In particular, a consideration of the changing social, economic, and political roles during this era will illustrate not only the effects that the Progressive Era had on women, but also the effects that women had on the development of reform because of their changing historical roles.
Changing Roles for Women during the Progressive Era
The Progressive Era of American history spanned a rough time period in the late 19th century and early 20th century. At the time, and looking back, historians and commentators dubbed the era Progressive because it was a period of intense social, economic, and political reform as...
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.....tion for women but also for all Americans.
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