It does a nice job of demonstrating that at least two reform movements were not just aimed at the effects of the Industrial Revolution, but also at the impact on small business, workers, and consumers, as well as corruption in government. So the modify option is kind of like a both or neither kind of way of looking at things.
These organizations quickly spread throughout the country, opening hundreds of local chapters. Farmers were upset at what they regarded as arbitrary and excessive railroad rates and abuses such as rebates to big business like Standard Oil.
Hoover had a largely hands-off approach to the Great Depression, and so he's creamed in the election of by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who promises that he's gonna get things back on track. This thesis statement establishes a clear argument that addresses all parts of the question and makes a clear argument, earning the point for thesis.
Laissez-faire is French for let them do what they will, so let the economy do whatever it wants.
Like the so-called Market Revolution, reform movements flourished throughout the nation during these years, and while some merchants and industrialists were leading reformers, the largest number of prominent reformers appear to have been motivated by religious beliefs rather than a desire to combat any of the evils attributed by contemporaries to the Market Revolution.
Supported by President Theodore Roosevelt, progressive reformers, like the Populists, sought to strengthen railroad regulation and both enforce and further strengthen the antitrust laws. Can support this idea.