The Progressive movement in Virginia was
a series of efforts by early-twentieth-century residents to correct what they
perceived as problems or deficiencies in government, business, and society.
Their work was part of a national reform movement that existed from late in the
1890s until the United States entered World War I in 1917. Progressive reform in
Virginia had many parallels with its national counterpart, but like the rest of
the movement's southern manifestation, it also varied from it in important way. . .
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