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A Fierce Discontent

In chapter 2 of A Fierce Discontent, McGerr discusses how the Progressivists represented an ideological middle ground between the upper and lower classes. Referring to the Progressive movement as a...

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A Fierce Discontent

Written by American historian Michael McGerr, A Fierce Discontent is a work of non-fiction that recreates the Progressive Era which ran from the 1890s to the 1920s. The Progressive Era was a time...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2020 3:39 pm UTC

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A Fierce Discontent

One example that McGerr points to in A Fierce Discontent is the labor movement, which was generally supported by Progressive leaders. From the relatively conservative American Federation of Labor...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2016 2:29 pm UTC

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