Period 3 – U.S. History Honors (4-9-2015)

U.S. History Header 2Unit:

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.

Today’s Objective:

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. This is day #2 of this objective because we did not complete it yesterday.

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 – We are going to run the venn diagram exercise again, but this time as a quiz. You have 5 minutes to finish the quiz from start to finish.

Downloadable File ->Venn Diagram Exercise – The Progressive Presidents Venn Outline

Downloadable File ->Venn Diagram Exercise – List of Items Comparing The Progressive Presidents

Task #2 – What reforms did federal and state governments enact during the Progressive Era? Lets chart them

Downloadable File -> Chart – Reforms of the Progressive Movement

Downloadable File -> List of the Progressive Reforms Vocabulary for chart

Teacher’s Note – We will be modifying this assignment for class time.


Read the file below on Women’s Suffrage to undertand the movement. Answer the questions and prepare to have them ready to show on Friday.

Downloadable File -> A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement – Questions

Web Based Version – > A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement – Questions

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