Reform movement in the late 1800's to address many of the social,political and economic problems caused by industrialization,immigration,and urbanization.
Social- Crime & Alcohol abuse,poor urban living conditions,poverty,desire for greater equality,decline in morality.
Economic-Workers desire for improved living conditions,higher wages,shorter working hours
Political-Reform the government at city,state,and federal levels by reducing influences of political parties and big business. CORRUPTION
Journalists who helped spread ideas of progressivism.
They didn't have a very good reputation because they exposed the "filth of society"
The reputation Roosevelt gained in the press for taking on big business.
Made him popular among the people and he was reelected in 1904.
Plan for government to treat everyone fairly.
Labor Unions,corporations and private citizens would be treated equally.
Employers who had fair and safe working conditions were able to display the "White Label".
The NCL urged woment to buy goods with the white label and avoid products that don't have it.