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
Homework: The Progressive Era
Tentative Test Date: February 6
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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