What did progressive movement accomplish at the local, state, and national levels?

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Progressives accomplished: Social welfare - settlement houses; Salvation Army soup kitchens and nurseries. There were muckrakers - journalists who wrote about corruption in business and politics. Robert La Follette, the Governor of Wisconsin, put forth the "Wisconsin Idea" - state regulation of railroads (lower rates, equalized (higher) taxes, no free rides). "The will of the people shall be the law of the land.
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