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World War I, the Progressive Era & the New Deal - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructors outline WWI, the Progressive Era and the New Deal. You'll study the causes of WWI, some of its characteristics and its worldwide effects. After you complete these lessons, you should be able to:
- Outline America's entry into WWI and Russia's exit from it
- Detail how society in Europe and the U.S. was affected by WWI
- Define the Progressive Era
- Discuss Franklin D. Roosevelt and the first 100 days of the First New Deal
- Differentiate between the First New Deal and the Second New Deal
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1. World War I: Causes, Characteristics & Effects
In this lesson, we will identify the causes, characteristics, and effects of World War I. We will highlight key figures, events, and developments that relate to these aspects of World War I.
2. WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit
In this lesson, we will learn about America's entry into World War I in 1917, and Russia's exit from the war between 1917 and 1918. We will learn about what led to these developments, and how they affected the course of the war.
3. How World War I Affected Society in Europe & The U.S.
In this lesson we will learn how World War I impacted the American and European societies. We will highlight the important events and themes associated with the World War I 'home front.'
4. The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments
The Progressive Era was a period of significant change in the United States that lasted for roughly the first two decades of the 20th century. In this lesson, you'll learn about the four amendments that came from this period of reform.
5. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days
President Franklin Roosevelt's first New Deal program represented an aggressive legislative campaign to relieve American suffering and end the Great Depression. Learn more about the first 100 days of the New Deal.
6. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal
President Franklin Roosevelt's second New Deal represented a more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression. Learn more about the program, including its legislation and legacy.
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