Thursday, October 1, 2015

Progressive Era

What similarities or differences can you identify between the Progressive Era reformers and the Populists? Look back at document 107 in Voices of Freedom (The Populist Platform) to refresh your memory.

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Imperialism, part 2

Use your experience writing an argument and using evidence from the in-class debate to write a thesis that answers the following question: 

To what degree did American imperialism and expansion support or contradict the ideals of the Gilded Age? 

You DO NOT need to write an entire essay, but the strongest thesis statements will include a clear presentation of the argument and the supporting points (outline) for the rest of the essay.

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