The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire served as a major catalyst to this reform. This fire sparked flame that would propel the progressives to victory in seeing changes in American workplace reforms. “Progressivism” was a large and diffuse movement, and those involved didn’t always agree with the other sides ideas on either the problems to be tackled or the solutions to those problems, and sometimes .
Progressives were made up of the most pivotal elements in the era inspired the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: female strikers, strike leaders, and powerful and influential reformers. Most progressives shared common characteristics in that they were middle class, usually white, female, professionals who were deeply Christian and nonpartisan. The main goals of non-radical progressives were to reform horrific factory working conditions, social injustice towards immigrant and minority communities, and political