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 event triggered the outbreak of World War I in Europe? How did the U.S. respond?
- Activity: World War I Poster Project
- Reflection Question: Do you think the U.S. should have gotten involved in World War I before 1917? Explain.