Thursday, October 8, 2015

World War I

British soldiers in a flooded communication trench. Photo from the BBC
Why was World War I unique? What was different about World War I than other military conflicts the US had been involved in?

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Monday, October 5, 2015

What is the Progressive Era?

Women's Peace Party delegates aboard the ship Noordam, en route to the first International Congress of Women, 1915
Photo from the National Women's History Museum, online exhibit
Historians have come to the conclusion that there were so many competing and conflicting interests that it’s virtually impossible to define a single Progressive ideology. Do you agree or disagree with this?

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