- Progressive Par|ty, theone of the three US political parties which existed in the first half of the 20th century and supported ↑progressive ideas, such as better working conditions and government help for poor people, people without jobs etc. The Progressive Party was active in the US presidential elections of 1912, 1924, and 1948, but these were in fact three separate organizations.
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