What was the “Social Gospel” that contributed to the reform movement?
How were women reformers connected to union efforts?
Discuss the rise and philosophy of the Women’s Trade Union League and the Industrial Workers of the World.
What was the thinking of progressive educators like John Dewey? How did his philosophy of creative intelligence become a factor in education?
Explore Pragmatism and the thinking of William James as it applied to the progressive era.
Compare and contrast the educational and civil rights policies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.
Discuss the creation of the Niagara Movement and the NAACP as an expression of black nationalism.
Analyze Robert M. LaFollette’s program for reform in Wisconsin.
List and briefly explain the major domestic events and legislation of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency. How did his personality contribute to his difficulties as President?
Trace the steps leading to American acquisition of the Panama Canal zone.
List and explain briefly the major domestic events and legislation of William Howard Taft’s presidency. How did the split between conservatives and progressives within the Republican Party contribute to his difficulties as President?
What were the major differences in philosophy in the election of 1912?