In addition, the progressives failed to enact any major policies besides the Women Suffrage Act that would help the social status of women, African Americans, or children in factoires.
Overall, the progressive era was successful in changing the way American Industry worked but fell short of making any large reforms for the social standings of certain Americans and the political policies.
However, these ideas were never put into place even though they came from an influential progressive of the time.
In the voting numbers of presidential elections from 1900 through 1920, the numbers show a slight drop in the percentages of eligible voters who voted in each election.
The poll shows that the eligible voters of the early 20th century were not involved in the country’s voting process at the time.
Presidential candidates failed to unite party ideals and were too busy focusing on winning the election.
Progressive Era The progressive leaders led the reform process of the nation’s industrial economy in the early years of the 20th century.
Through the antirust acts, inspection acts, and regulations on trading, progressive reformers reshaped the way the economy ran.
This act set up an agency that regulated business’ actions and helped determined whether they were lawful or not.
In a statement made by Herbert Croly in the New Republic, Croly questions Wilson’s effectiveness on leading reform.