In this chapter you have read about the reform movement that swept across the country during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Honest and efficient government, voting rights for women, conservation, and fair business practices were only a few of the issues that progressive reformers pushed forward. One of the founders of the Progressive movement was Robert La Follette of Wisconsin. In this activity you will learn more about La Follette and how his willingness to fight for change earned him the nickname "Fightin' Bob."
Destination Title: Sustaining Wisconsin
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Start at the Sustaining Wisconsin home page.
- Scroll your mouse over the heading "About" at the top of the screen.
- In the drop-down menu that appears, scroll down and click on Fighting Bob LaFollette.
After you have read the article answer the questions below.