UNIT 8: Imperialism, Progressivism, and WWI (1890-1920)
PERIOD 7: (1890-1945) TIME FRAME: (2.5 weeks) Tentative Exam Date and Due Date March 10th/11th (Day B)/(Day A) for HIPPOS, Presidency Charts, Long-Essay Question, and Terms/IDs. PACE YOURSELF ACCORDINGLY- LAST WEEK OF UNIT PLAN SHOULD BE STRICTLY REVIEW!! Big Picture:
From 1890 to 1920, the United States became increasingly active and aggressive in world affairs. The Progressive movement partially succeeded in improving life for average Americans by curbing big business, making the government more responsive to the will of the people, and enacting social welfare legislation. President Woodrow Wilson tries to reinforce these beliefs at the end of WWI.
Essential Question: What were the consequences of American economic and political expansion domestically and internationally?
Diversity, American identity, culture, demographic changes, economic transformations, environment, politics and citizenship, reform, globalization, war and diplomacy