Reconstruction and the Age of American Imperialism

. Discuss three major changes in race relations (i.e., laws, amendments, labor arrangements, working conditions, migration patterns, socioeconomic changes) that resulted from Reconstruction (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs).

B. Describe two consequences of industrialization on American politics and/or society (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs).

C. Explain the rise of the Progressive movement (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs) by doing the following:

  1. Describe the role of religion and social morality in promoting Progressive reforms.
  2. Describe two reform movements that helped to define the Progressive Era.
  3. Discuss one impact of the Progressive movement on American politics (i.e., amendments, legislation, diplomatic decisions).

D. Explain (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs) the role of American imperialism in leading the United States into two of the following conflicts:

• Hawaiian Annexation

• War in the Philippines

• Spanish-American War

• World War I

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