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NORTHWESTERN SOCIAL STUDIES

LESSON 21-22
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The Progressive Movement is one of reforms.  These reforms are pushed by both major parties and a few minor parties.  T. Roosevelt will lead the Republicans in these efforts.  Identify his domestic policy. One such reform is the Pure Food and Drug Act. Identify the book that sparks the need for pure food.
Roosevelt is also known as a trust buster.  Why?  What does the Wisconsin Idea do? How? How is the 18th amendment an example of a government reform and not just a social reform?
Finally, identify the differences between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.

TERMS
Hepburn Act
Pure Food and Drug Act
Sherman Antitrust Act
Sherman Silver Purchase Act
Wisconsin Idea
Trust Buster
conservation
16th, 17th, 18th, 19th Amendments
Niagara Movement
NAACP
muckraking


AP EXAM QUESTIONS
2005 FORM B, PART C
Question 4
How successful were progressive reforms during the period 1890 to 1915 with respect to TWO of the following?
Industrial conditions
Urban life
Politics
2007 FORM A, PART C
Question 4
To what extent did the role of the federal government change under President Theodore Roosevelt in regard to TWO of the following.
Labor
Trusts
Conservation
World affairs

READING TO CONSIDER
 
 
1. Who was W.E.B. duBois?
2. Discuss the idea of "manly agitation" as duBois would have considered it.
3. What the focus and goal of this movement?
4. Which Supreme Court decission would have influenced the ideas of this movement?

 
 
 
 
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