What were the concerns and values of the Progressives? In what ways does The Jungle reflect the concerns and values of Progressives? In what ways does it differ from the views of most Progressives? As you identify the concerns and values of Progressives in your essay, be sure to refer to specific movements and laws embraced by the Progressives that illustrate those concerns and values. In referring to The Jungle, pinpoint specific incidents and themes in the book.