Any of three related political parties active in the first half of the twentieth century that favored social reform. The most prominent was that formed under Theodore Roosevelt in 1912.
- Back in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt ran on the Progressive Party ticket.
- Increasingly critical of President Truman's foreign policy, in 1948 he ran for president as a Progressive Party candidate.
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Syllabification: Pro·gres·sive Par·ty
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