Students will explain and evaluate the impact of significant social, political, and economic changes during the Progressive Movement (e.g., industrial capitalism, urbanization, political corruption, initiation of reforms) World War I (e.g., imperialism to isolationism, nationalism) and the Twenties (e.g., economic prosperity, consumerism, women's suffrage).
I can describe the events that led the United States into World War I, & I can analyze the war’s impact on American society.
- Background Question: What was the Committee of Public Information? How did they achieve their goals?
- Activity: Eugene V. Debs Document Study
- Reflection Question: What were the Espionage and Sedition Acts? Were they justified during World War I? Explain.