Reform in the Progressive Era (1890–1920)

Reform in the Progressive Era (1890–1920)

CRA Description : 
By the end of the 19th Century, the US had become a leading industrial nation. However, many citizens claimed that our social and political growth had not kept pace. Many individuals began calling for social and political changes. These demands led to a variety of reforms that drastically altered the social, economic, and political fabric of American society.
Subjects: 
Social Studies
US History
Key Concepts and Terms: 
Conseration (Federal Lands)
Initiative
Industrial Regulation
Muckrakers
Political Machines
Progressivism
Prohibition
Recall
Referendum
Reform
Settlement Houses
Suffrage
Temperance
Trust-busters
Unionism
Prior Knowledge: 
Students must be able to use the Internet or other sources to do research. Students must know how to evaluate sources of information for bias and accuracy. Students must be able to use a digital slideshow program, like PowerPoint, to demonstrate their knowledge.