10_Progressive Era Through the Great Depession
Assignment 2: “Progressive Era through the Great Depression”
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper on the period from the Progressive Era through the Great Depression.Your paper should cover the following:
- Identify at least (2) two major historical turning points in the period under discussion.
- Analyze the impact of the two (2) or more major historical turning points selected on America’s current society, economy, politics, and culture.
- Speculate as to why women earned the right to vote in the frontier states of the West before eastern and southern states.
- Describe at least two (2) pieces of legislation in the Roosevelt–Taft–Wilson progressive era years that have influenced the conduct of business to this day and what that influence has been.
- Explain the role that the Spanish American War played in America’s development of an Empire.
- Explain at least two (2) ways in which the boom and bust of the Roaring Twenties followed by the Great Depression affected the federal government’s involvement in the national economy.