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 know how the policies of Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson similar and different. Student success will be measured by work completed today that will be graded using a standard scale.
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)
Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft, 17th Amendment, progressive (graduated) income tax, Federal Reserve Act, Pure Food & Drug Act, Meat Inspection Act, direct primary election, initiative, referendum, recall election
Task #1 – Quick quiz on material from reading last night.
Downloadable Version -> U.S. History Quick Quiz – (4-8-2015)
Task #2 – As a class lets quickly run through the information last night that you outlined.
Downloadable Outline Example -> Progressive Presidents Outline
Task #3 – Now you will create a quick venn diagram to analyze the similarities and differences between the following presidents: Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson.
Downloadable File ->Venn Diagram Exercise – The Progressive Presidents Venn Outline
Downloadable File ->Venn Diagram Exercise – List of Items Comparing The Progressive Presidents
Task #4 – Now we will look at some political cartoons from the Election of 1912.
Downloadable File -> Elections of 1912 Cartoons
Directions: As we look at the cartoons do two things. #1 – Describe cartoon #2 – Briefly explain cartoon. After we have looked at all the cartoons I want you to write an quick paragraph explaining who won the election of 1912 and why.
I want to thank the following students for doing their outline homework last night and doing it to the best of their abilities:
John V. Marc M. Andy X. Oshanay R. Alicia K. Andrea B. Mellisa C. Brenda N. Mary V. Kimmy H. Jasmine S. Tyler E. MacLean V.