Students will explain how the rise of big business, factories, mechanized farming, and the labor movement impacted the lives of Americans.
I can analyze the effectiveness of Progressive Era political reforms in addressing the problems of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Background Question: Read the article, "Teddy Roosevelt Was Ready from Day One," then write 2-3 sentences summarizing Teddy Roosevelt's influence on the presidency.
- Notes - Progressive Politics
- Reflection Question: To what degree did Teddy Roosevelt's policies address the problems of the Progressive Era? William Howard Taft? Explain.