I can analyze the effectiveness of Progressive Era political reforms in addressing the problems of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Critical Vocabulary: “Square Deal,” Anthracite Coal Strike, Northern Securities Company, “Trust-Buster,” Department of Commerce and Labor, Elkins Act, Hepburn Act, Upton Sinclair, The Jungle, Meat Inspection Act, Pure Food and Drug Act, Newlands Act of 1902, John Muir, Sierra Club, Payne-Aldrich Tariff, Ballinger-Pinchot Dispute, “Old Guard” Republicans, “New Nationalism,” “Bull Moose” Party, “New Freedom,” “Triple Wall of Privilege,” Underwood Tariff Bill, Sixteenth Amendment, Federal Reserve Act, Federal Reserve Board, Federal Trade Commission Act, Clayton Anti-Trust Act
- 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.
- Citizenship Question: Name two of the six current U.S. Representatives for the state of Kentucky.
- Bradley Byrne and Martha Roby
- Phil Roe and Jimmy Duncan
- Marcy Kaptur and Mike Turner
- Hal Rodgers and John Yarmuth
- Guided Instruction: Progressive Politics & The Presidents Video
- Reflection Question: To what degree did William Howard Taft's policies address the problems of the Progressive Era? Explain.
Homework: The Progressive Era
Tentative Test Date: February 6