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Ch 14: The Progressive Era: Homework Help

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The Progressive Era chapter of this High School U.S. History Homework Help course helps students complete their Progressive Era history homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Progressive Era history homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
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Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Theodore Roosevelt's political agenda
  • The muckrakers' influence in the Progressive Era
  • Work and home improvements of the Progressive Era
  • Government economic and industrial regulations
  • Progressive politics, reforms and amendments
  • Presidential candidates and platforms in the 1912 election
  • African American leaders and issues in the Progressive Era
  • The women's suffrage movement and the 19th amendment

11 Lessons in Chapter 14: The Progressive Era: Homework Help
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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.

Work and Home Improvements of the Progressive Era

3. Work and Home Improvements of the Progressive Era

During the Progressive Era, from around 1900-1917, reformers made efforts to improve living conditions in society. Lean how Progressive reformers worked to alleviate difficulties facing Americans in the workplace and at home.

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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.

The Foraker Act: Definition, Summary & Significance

9. The Foraker Act: Definition, Summary & Significance

In this lesson you will learn about the Foraker Act, a piece of Congressional legislation that set up a partially civilian-run government in Puerto Rico after the U.S. gained control of the island. It wasn't perfect, but it set a precent for how Puerto Rico is governed even today!

The Niagara Movement: Definition & Speech

10. The Niagara Movement: Definition & Speech

This lesson describes the reasons for the formation of the Niagara Movement, key figures within the Movement, and its influence on the development of future organizations and the fight for African-American rights.

The Platt Amendment: Definition & Summary

11. The Platt Amendment: Definition & Summary

In this lesson, you'll examine the Spanish-American War and the Platt Amendment of 1901, which made Cuba a protectorate of the United States. You'll also learn about the historical consequences of the amendment and its impact on U.S. - Cuban relations.

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