Dissertation Writers: How did American leaders justify overseas expansion and ventures in the 1890s?
1. How did the federal government policies affect America’s economic development in the Gilded Age? Were the effects positive or negative for the average American?
2. How do you evaluate the impact of the Dawes Act on Native Americans in the West?
1. How did American leaders justify overseas expansion and ventures in the 1890s? Not all Americans agreed – how did some oppose to this policy?
2. How do you evaluate the successes and failures of Populism?
1. What do you see as the most serious urban issue in this period, and how was (or wasn’t) it addressed?
2. What was the role of women in the Progressive Movement?