Consider the areas of American society and economy in need ofreform during the first two decades of the 20th century. Thinkabout the domestic issues on which the Progressive Movementfocused, such as food safety, workers safety, womens rights,economic inequality, and taxes. Evaluate their approach to theseissues.
Think about the factors that contributed to American Imperialismand Americas expanding role in the world. Consider theimportance of the expansion of the Navy, the technologicaladvancements, the need for markets brought on by the IndustrialRevolution, and the experience of the peoples in Americasimperial holdings. Take the time to notice President TheodoreRoosevelts role in promoting American Imperialism. Consider thestances that progressives took on various issues, were thesestances consistent with the practice of imperialism?
Consult The Anatomy of a Discussion Board as well as CriticalThinking: A Guide to Skillful Reasoning as you formulate yourresponse.
Write Icon Write: After reading Chapters 4, 5, and 6 of thetextbook, Chapter Nine ofThe Jungle, and watching To Conquer orRedeem,use these sources and the textbook to address thefollowing questions:
Analyze the areas that were in need of reform in AmericanSociety during the period between 1890 and 1920. Choose onespecific issue to focus on.
Describe how progressives tried to resolve this issue. Werethey successful? Explain why or why not.
Examine the approaches progressives took regarding Americanforeign policy, including the policy of Imperialism. Explainthese approaches.
Explain why the progressive approach to reform at home was orwas not consistent with the practice of imperialism overseas.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Yourpost should make reference to the required materials with in-textcitations. Your references and citations must be formattedaccording to APA style as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center. You may use additional scholarly sources to support your pointsif you choose.