First paper –
History Assignment: 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.
Pick one of the following questions:
1. Explain the main themes of the Progressive Movement. What were the key reforms that the movement endorsed?
2. Explain the role that the Spanish American War played in America’s development of an Empire. Do you think the Spanish American War was as example of imperialism – why or why not?
3. Explain President Woodrow Wilson’s decision to allow the US to be neutral during the beginning of WWI? What was the impact of his decision?
4. Why are the 1920’s categorized as the “Roaring Twenties” in American History? Provide three reasons.
Make sure your paper…
Includes at least two (2) references (sources) other than the textbook. At lease one (1) of your sources must be obtained from the collection of databases accessible from the Learning Resources Center Web page. Generic encyclopedic Internet resources such as Wikipedia or Answers.com will not be considered acceptable.