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Progressive Era / Many Reforms

Uploaded on Apr 29, 2013

Many famous Americans were responsible for the progressive movement, including: John Muir, conservation activist; Carleton Watkins, who photographed west coast development; Gov. Bob La Follette of Wisconsin, proponent of the initiative and recall vote; Ida Tarbell, muckraker author fighting the Standard Oil Company; Jacob Riis, who photographed the squalor of immigrants; and, Scott Joplin, Ragtime musician.