Progressivism & Expansionism

UNIT 3

Beginnings of modern America through progressive economic, political, social reform and foreign policy such as expansionism

Essential Understandings

  • The Spanish-American War marked America's emergence as a world power.
  • The progressive presidents initiated economic and social reforms.
  • After the progressive presidents "fixed" America, they set out to "fix" the world.

the PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT

Reforming Elections: Initiative, Referendum, and Recall

Suffrage & the 19th Amendment

Prohibition

Susan B. Anthony

Muckrakers

Upton Sinclair "the Jungle"

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Movement to ban alcohol picks up steam...

Progressive Era Amendments

Compare & Contrast Foreign Policies of Progressive Presidents

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Listen to track #2 "the Ludlows" on the Spotify list below and gaze at the Grand Tetons of Wyoming... Ahhhh

United States emerged as a world power after the Spanish-American War... Why?

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"CHARGE of the ROUGH RIDERS"

Frederic Remington, 1905

EXPANSIONISM & IMPERIALISM

Alfred Thayer Mahan

Yellow Journalism

U.S.S. Maine

Spanish-American War 1898 (turning point?)

Acquisitions of Guam, Hawaii, Philippines, and Puerto Rico

Sanford B. Dole

Roosevelt's Panama Canal

Pancho Villa

Open Door Policy & Immigration Quotas

American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28