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Ch 49: NMTA Social Science: The Progressive Era (1900-1917)

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Find out everything you need to know about the Progressive Era from 1900-1917 for the NMTA Social Science exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes combine to give you a different approaches to reviewing the material.

NMTA Social Science: The Progressive Era (1900-1917) - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you recollect what you studied in college about the Progressive Era (1900-1917), as you prepare for the NMTA Social Science exam. The videos cover important information about this time period to help you answer the test questions on the following:

  • Theodore Roosevelt's political agenda
  • Progressive politics
  • The presidential election of 1912
  • African Americans during the Progressive Era
  • Women's suffrage and early feminism

Our expert instructors review all the important names, dates, and people related to the Progressive Era you need to be current on. You can test what you know with brief lesson quizzes or the more comprehensive chapter exam.

NMTA Social Science: The Progressive Era (1900-1917) - Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Social Science exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your knowledge of many areas within social science, including historiography and world history, U.S. History, geography and culture and economics. The topics in this Progressive Era chapter fall within the U.S. History Content Domain. Twenty-five percent of the test questions are on U.S. History. You can get a head start by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with the lessons to check on your level of mastery of the material. The NMTA Social Science exam is a computer-based-test with 150 multiple-choice items.

5 Lessons in Chapter 49: NMTA Social Science: The Progressive Era (1900-1917)
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Theodore Roosevelt & the Progressives: Definition and Political Agenda

1. Theodore Roosevelt & the Progressives: Definition and Political Agenda

In the early 20th century, the United States had become an increasingly industrialized society. Progressive reformers believed that many social, economic and political issues required federal government regulation. Learn how Progressive Era reformers, including President Theodore Roosevelt and his Square Deal, worked to correct problems that accompanied this rapid development and expansion.

Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments

2. Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments

During the Progressive Era, from around 1900-1917, political reformers pushed for an end of abuse of power in politics and government. Learn how political reforms of the Progressive Era helped make government more responsive to the people, prompting changes at every level of government.

Presidential Election of 1912: Candidates, Platforms & Significance

3. Presidential Election of 1912: Candidates, Platforms & Significance

The presidential election of 1912 was a four-way race that brought out third party candidates and a former president. Learn about the candidates, their platforms and Woodrow Wilson's major accomplishments.

African Americans in the Progressive Era: Issues & Leaders

4. African Americans in the Progressive Era: Issues & Leaders

During the Progressive Era, from approximately 1900 to 1918, progress for many African Americans was hard to come by. Explore some of the inequalities African Americans faced and learn about notable African-American leaders of the era including Ida B. Wells, Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois.

Women's Suffrage & Early Feminism: Movement, 19th Amendment & Leaders

5. Women's Suffrage & Early Feminism: Movement, 19th Amendment & Leaders

The women's suffrage movement became one of the most prominent areas of reform during the Progressive movement. Learn about the work of early feminists, changing roles of women and notable women suffrage leaders who pushed for women's right to vote.

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