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    What were the three main elements of the Progressive Movement, and what was the significance of the Progressive Era?

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    The main elements of the Progressive Movement e.g. common assumptions and goals were:

    · The repudiation of individualism and laissez-faire,
    · Concern for the underprivileged and downtrodden,
    · The control of government by the rank and file, and
    · The enlargement of governmental power in order to bring industry and finance under a measure of popular control. (http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-77846).

    Also see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laissez-faire.

    The significance was the end of an era of turmoil and the beginning of a new period of unparalleled tranquility. For ...

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