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Ch 9: NY Regents - The Progressive Era & American Imperialism: Tutoring Solution

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  • Describe the political agenda of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressives.
  • Understand the influence of the muckrakers during the Progressive Era.
  • Discuss the Progressive Era government regulations on economy and industry.
  • Become familiar with the reforms and amendments of progressive politics.
  • Learn about the issues African Americans faced in the Progressive Era.
  • Examine women's suffrage and early feminism.
  • Describe the reasons for American imperialism.
  • List the causes of the Spanish-American War.
  • Understand the factors that led to World War I.
  • Discuss the United States' official position in WWI.
  • Explain how World War I was affected by America's involvement.
  • Explore the end of WWI.

15 Lessons in Chapter 9: NY Regents - The Progressive Era & American Imperialism: Tutoring Solution
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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.

The Muckrakers of the Progressive Era: Definition and Influence

2. The Muckrakers of the Progressive Era: Definition and Influence

A spirit of reform marked the Progressive Era from around 1900 to 1917. It was in this spirit that muckrakers, who were influential journalists, worked to reveal injustices and oversights in American society. Learn how muckrakers raised awareness of America's social, economic and political problems.

Trust Busting and Government Regulations on Economy & Industry in the Progressive Era

3. Trust Busting and Government Regulations on Economy & Industry in the Progressive Era

During the Progressive Era, from around 1900-1917, government intervened in the economy, breaking up trusts, and regulating railroads and other industries. Learn how government worked to curb the power of unregulated big business and provide tariff and banking reforms.

Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments

4. 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.

African Americans in the Progressive Era: Issues & Leaders

5. 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

6. 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.

American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

7. American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

When George Washington left office, he warned against getting drawn into global issues, yet just over 100 years later, the U.S. began its rise to become the dominant world power. What started this rise of American Imperialism?

The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

8. The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

The Spanish-American war was a new kind of war involvement for the U.S. It was not for freedom, it was not an internal conflict. It was fought over expansion and the idea of spreading American influence in the Caribbean and in the Philippines.

Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

9. Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

Although World War I began in Europe, it is important to take a look at World War I in relation to U.S. history as well. The U.S. was greatly affected by the war. In this lesson, we'll take a quick and direct look at the causes that led up the war and the assassination that was the final catalyst.

The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

10. The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

The United States' best option was to stay out of World War I. They had nothing to gain from getting involved. So, they tried to stay neutral, but as American interests started to lean toward the Allied Powers, many events happened to give the States the final push to enter the war.

American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

11. American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

As much as the U.S. wanted to stay neutral during World War I, it proved impossible. This meant the U.S. had to raise the forces and money to wage war. Find out how Americans played their part in WWI in this lesson.

End of WWI: the Treaty of Versailles & the League of Nations

12. End of WWI: the Treaty of Versailles & the League of Nations

In this lesson, we will examine the Treaty of Versailles. We will explore the treaty's negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference, take a look at the treaty's terms, and discuss Germany's reaction to the treaty.

The De Lome Letter: Definition & Summary

13. The De Lome Letter: Definition & Summary

Have you ever accidentally sent a message that caused drama with friends? The de Lome Letter is an example of that kind of mistake, but instead of drama it led to war! In this lesson, you will learn about the letter's contents and its consequences.

Role of the De Lome Letter in the Spanish American War

14. Role of the De Lome Letter in the Spanish American War

Have you ever sent a text message or an email that started a fight with your friends? A similar situation happened in 1898, but instead of starting a fight among friends, it brought the United States closer to war with Spain! In this lesson, you will learn about the de Lome Letter.

Stanford White: Biography & Scandal

15. Stanford White: Biography & Scandal

Saying 'trial of the century' brings to mind different cases for different people. Some think of OJ Simpson, some of the Mansons. The very first trial of the century is considered to be that of Harry Thaw, who killed a man named Stanford White.

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