The Progressive Movement

Paper instructions:
Discuss what led to the Progressive movement, or, what were the key catalyst for calls for reform in American society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? What or who were the people who led the Progressive movement? What were some of the contradictions of the Progressive era? What were some of the key movements of this era-(name at least two). Why did the Progressive era end? Example-Female suffragettes such as Alice Paul pushed aggressively against the American government for the right for women to vote during the Progressive era leading to the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that granted such rights to them.