Unit 8: The Progressive Era
Unit 8 Understanding Goals
Homework: Read text pp.548-555 and complete the 17-1 "Drive for Reform" guided reading.
Lesson #1: Introduction to the Progressive Era
UG: What was the Progressive Era?
Vocabulary: The Progressive Era
Lesson #2: The Muckrakers
UG: Who were the muckrakers? What issues did the expose?
Vocabulary: muckraker, The Jungle, Pure Food & Drug Act, Meat Inspection Act
Lesson #3: Theodore Roosevelt
UG: How did Theodore Roosevelt change the role of the federal government in general, and that of the President in particular?
Vocabulary: Theodore Roosevelt
Homework: Rd. text pp.574-579 and complete the Roosevelt, Taft & Wilson Guided Reading
Lesson #4: Progressive Presidents
UG: How were Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson both similar and different?
Vocabulary: Woodrow Wilson
Homework: Define Progressive Reforms Vocabulary
Lesson #5: Progressive Reforms
UG: What reforms did the government enact during the Progressive Era?
Vocabulary: 17th Amendment, progressive income tax, Federal Reserve Act, voter initiative, voter referendum, recall election, direct primary elections
Homework: Complete Vocabulary from Lessons 1-5. Study for a quiz on the Progressive Era.
Lesson #6: Introduction to the Women's Rights Movement
UG: What factors divided the Women's Suffrage Movement?
Homework: Work on Women's Suffrage Graphic Organizer
Lesson #7: Iron-Jawed Angels
UG: How did the National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and the National Women's Party (NWP) differ in the strategies and tactics they used to achieve women's suffrage?
Vocabulary: 19th Amendment
Lesson #8: Early African-American Leaders in Conflict
UG: Compare and contrast the agendas of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois and Marcus Garvey.
Vocabulary: Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois
Lesson #9: Review
UG: Review and reinforce Unit 8 understanding goals.
Lesson #10: Unit 8 Exam: The Progressive Movement
UG: Assess student mastery of Unit 8 Understanding Goals.
Lesson 11: Reform Movements Thematic Essay
UG: What role have reform movements played in United States History?
Homework: Finish the Reform Movements Thematic Essay