Ch 45: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Progressive Era

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Further study the Progressive Era when you watch the online video lessons in this chapter. Then, express what you've learned and remembered when you take the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE Integrated Social Studies - The Progressive Era - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides an in-depth review of the social reforms, movements and politics of the Progressive Era. Watch its educational videos and add to what you've learned about diverse events that took place during this era, including the women's movement and the passage of the 19th Amendment. You could also discover more about the implications of political machines, the actions of muckrakers and the contributions of African-American leaders. This chapter could help you with:

  • Describing the goals of the Progressives
  • Explaining the purpose of the muckrakers
  • Learning about trust busting and the development of antitrust lawsuits
  • Exploring progressive politics and political reforms
  • Discussing the political candidates of the election of 1912
  • Examining race issues of the Progressive Era
  • Describing the leaders of the women's suffrage movement

Each of these short video lessons is presented by experienced social studies teachers who are knowledgeable about the Progressive Era. Study their topics in preparation for taking the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Video tags allow you to move about the lessons quickly and written transcripts accompany the lessons, which also include quizzes to test your understanding.

OAE Integrated Social Studies - The Progressive Era Objectives

Questions on the Progressive Era can be found on the U.S. History domain of the five-part OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. The domain is worth about 25% of the assessment score. Your knowledge of the events of the Progressive Era will be evaluated as you pursue a social studies teaching certification in the state of Ohio. There are 150 multiple-choice questions on this three-hour, computer-administered examination.

7 Lessons in Chapter 45: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Progressive Era
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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.

Presidential Election of 1912: Candidates, Platforms & Significance

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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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