How did WWI change Progressivism?   

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The Progressive Era is generally said to have ended with WWI.  So the answer to your question would be that World War I essentially ended Progressivism.

After WWI, the US entered an era that is generally known as "the Roaring '20s" and is said to be the time when the country enjoyed a "return to normalcy."  During the 1920s, the country moved away from the reform spirit that had motivated Progressivism.  In place of that, there was simply a desire to have political peace and a desire to enjoy everyday life.  These desires are said to have ended Progressivism.

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