How this progressive educator laid the groundwork for Big Government
Tue, 09/06/2016 - 8:23pm
By Luigi Bradizza
How did America’s political and economic system change from limited government and capitalism early in our history, to the unlimited government and welfare statism of today? From about 1880 to the end of World War I, America went through a period of radical change. New political and economic principles were introduced by a group of academics, activists, and politicians known as progressives.