The Origins and Impact of the Progressive Movement

Explain the origins of the Progressive Movement. What types of reforms did they want to bring about? How successful were those reforms? Explain why they needed reforms, namely, what was occurring to create the need for change. How did these reforms correspond to the...

The American Transformation to an Imperial Power

  Explain the American transformation to an imperial power. Why did the United States take so long to gain an empire? What were American imperial interests before the 1890s? Discuss the significant events in detail as to how the United States became an imperial...

The Gilded Age: A Closer Look at its “Gilded” Nature

Discuss the period known as “The Gilded Age.” Discuss the factors that made it “gilded” instead of truly “golden.” What technological and business innovations drove the period, and what problems manifested themselves because of them? What was the role of the “Robber...

Analysis of Reconstruction Period in American History

Analyze the description of Reconstruction as “the most disgraceful period in American history.” Is this description accurate? Discuss the events of Reconstruction and their impact on American society. How effective was it in reshaping the South or the United States?...