American History

In the book voice freedom. volume 2 by Eric Foner
Use this chapter reading to answer the prompt.

  1. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Women and Economics.
  2. John A. Ryan, A Living Wage.
  3. Industrial Workers of the World and the Free Speech Fights
    Discuss from the late 1800s through the end of the Progressive Era, what contributed most to the changing nature of American society? Was it a drive toward technological innovation? Was it a desire to maintain a social order that was built upon class differences? Was it new ideas about race and gender? Was it something else?
    Also feel free to state your own ideas regarding the massive changes that took place between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and the outbreak of World War. Write your own personal and unique response to the question and also make sure to provide a citation from one of the articles to support your answer.`

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