Progressive Era, 1890 - 1920

Essential Questions
  1. Is muckraking an effective tool to reform American politics and society?

  2. Can reform movements improve American society and politics?

  3. Were the Progressives successful in making government more responsive to the will of the people?

  4. Does government have a responsibility to help the needy?

  5. Is a strong president good for our nation? Should Theodore Roosevelt be called a “Progressive” president?

  6. Was Wilson’s “New Freedom” an effective solution to the problems of industrialization?