Progressive Era in Newspapers - Page 2

The Progressive Era (1890s-1920s) was an attempt to respond to the social and economic problems of the Gilded Age through activism and reform. Initially a social movement, it eventually grew into a political movement as well, addressing issues such as poverty, corruption, poor work conditions, alcohol abuse, and the disenfranchisement of women.

Explore the topics below to learn more about this period through newspaper articles and clippings.