Progressivism Unit (1900-1920)

  • Progressivism Unit (1900-1920)

    Essential Questions: 

    1. Why and How did Progressive Reformers attempt to provide greater equality and fairness for Americans?
    2. Did Americans experience greater freedom and fairness as a result of the Progressive Era?

     

    Content: This unit includes material on the reforms taking place during and following the Industrial Era of United States History between 1865 and 1920.  This unit includes activities, discussion, and the completion of a formal research paper at the conclusion of the unit.  

     

    Corresponding Pages in Text:

    The American Pageant: Chapter 28, pages. 

    United States History (Hardcover): Chapter 9, pages 341-346, & Chapter 11 pages 390-422

     Give Me Liberty! Text (softcover): Chapter 18, pgs. 726-762

    Give Me Liberty! Brief Edition (softcover): Chapter 18, pages 552-673

     

    Grades for the 1st Quarter:

    Practice: (Follow Homework assignments in tab to the left, on classroom board, and online.  Use your US History Hardcover text.)

    1. HW # 1: Progressivism Unit Intro Activity Homework (10 points)
    2. HW # 2: Should Women Have the Right to Vote? Argument (10 points)

    Assessments: (tests/projects/presentations/essays/quizzes)

    1. Progressivism Unit Intro Activity (~4 points)

     

     

    Grades for the 2nd Quarter:

     

    Practice: (Follow Homework assignments in tab to the left, on classroom board, and online.  Use your US History Hardcover text.)

    1. HW # 3: African American Progressives Reformers (~10 points)

     

    Assessments: (tests/projects/presentations/essays/quizzes)

    1. Inquiry Question (3 points)
    2. Progressivism Unit Test (~20 points)