PROGRESSIVISM AND THE REPUBLICAN ROOSEVELT. 1. Why did the progressives believe that strong government action was the only way to tackle the. Ch 1 - New World afcef.org · Ch 10 - Launching the New Ship of afcef.org Ch 28 - Progressivism and the Republican afcef.org · Ch 29 - Wilsonian. Raking Muck with the Muckrakers Popular magazines, Muckrakers, began to appear in American newsstands in They exposed the corruption and scandal that . Progressivism. – New reform movement in early s. – Responded to problems of US at the time. – Attacked monopolies, corruption, inefficiency, social . Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, – President Roosevelt branded the magazines “muckrakers” in because he was impressed by. Raking Muck with the Muckrakers Beginning about , a group of aggressive ten and fifteen-cent popular magazines, such as Cosmopolitan, Collier's, and. From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism . pulpit” – a forum for ideas and leadership; Progressive but not always popular with Republican party. Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, – p p I. Progressive Roots. Progressive ideas and theories: Old philosophy of hands-off. Chapter “Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt” ~ – ~. Progressive Roots. The purpose of the Progressive Movement was to use the.