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    • A Fierce Discontent

    • The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870-1920
    • By: Michael McGerr
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Progressive Era witnessed the nation's most convulsive upheaval, a time of radicalism far beyond the Revolution or anything since. In response to the birth of modern America, one small group of middle-class Americans seized control of the nation and attempted to remake society from bottom to top. They accomplished an astonishing range of triumphs, yet the progressive movement collapsed as the war came to an end amid race riots, strikes, high inflation, and a frenzied Red scare.

    Regular price: $30.09