Running head: Juvenile justice
School criminal justice
Juvenile justice discussion
The progressive movement was essentially a political forum or movement in which its
followers believed that the state was bestowed with the responsibility of improving and
upgrading the livelihoods of those who were residing in it, more especially when it was children
concerned. John Wright, (2012) often said that it was uncommon for the children to work in the
factories, to be destitute and homeless or to create ‘gangs.' It was as a result of the horrible
encounters that an activist group by the name child savers emerged to create a just society by
saving the children.
They contributed immensely towards making the lives of children much easier by setting
up an education system which was public, removing them from working in factories and
aggressively fighting for children institutions to be created for those of them who were ill, poor
or delinquents. It was however quite unfortunate that the living conditions in these established
institutions were just as terrible as where the children had v...