Unit #1 – A Nation is Born / Unit #2 – Imperialism and Progressivism
Chapter #3 – The Birth of Modern America (1877 – 1900)
Section #3 – Immigration/Urbanization
Section #4 – Early Reforms in a Gilded Age
Chapter #5 – The Progressive Movement
Section #1 – The Roots of Progressivism
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will be able to examine the changing patterns of immigration from the 19th through the 20th centuries, consider the challenges and contributions of immigrants, and analyze the “push” and “pull” influences of immigration (i.e. economic factors, advertising, political oppression, belief in social mobility) to 80% in 3 of 4 trials.
Students will be introduced to what muckrackers were doing during the early 1900s as well as introduced to Theodore Roosevelt and how he changed the presidency.
Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):
1. “Only one person talks at a time” – Noah (23 votes – approved)
2. “Respect others opinions/ideas” – Rob (31 votes – approved)
3. “Stay on task” – Andrea ( 27 votes – approved)
Task #1 – Quick Quiz – “What was occuring at the federal government level from 1900 – 1920? Why was it occuring so much?”
Task #2 – We are going to be reviewing the DBQ questions from Friday.
Downloadable File -> DBQ – Progressive Movement
Task #3 – Quick look over the Summer of 1900
Downloadable File -> In the summer of 1900
Task #4 – Read through the Jungle Excerpt
Downloadable File -> Jungle Excerpt
Task #5 – Who were the MuckRackers?
Downloadable File -> Muckrakers Chart
Task #6 – Look over the introductory lecture to see what we have covered thus far to make sure that nothing has been left out.
Downloadable File -> U.S. History Notes – America’s Gilded Age (1877-1900)
Task #7 – Introduction to Theodore Roosevelt
Video Link -> A&E Biography of Theodore Roosevelt
Downloadable File -> TR Video Worksheet
Read the following text article and outline the information. An example of an outline is also available below for download. DO NOT print the article off. The point of doing reading online is to save ink and paper.
Downloadable Reading -> Progressive Presidents Reading
If the downloadable version fails use the web version by clicking HERE
Downloadable Outline Example -> Progressive Presidents Outline