Describe two specific social reform movements that characterized the Progressive Era. Who founded them and when, why did they feel the need to address certain social concerns, and how did they set out to accomplish their goals?
The progressive era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the united states that spanned the 1890s to the 1920s. the main objectives of the progressive movement were to address the challenges caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration and political corruption. This era witnessed business expansions and progressive reform in the united states of America. the progressives, as they were famously called worked to make American society a better and safer place to live and also hoped to impact the whole world into a more democratic place.