Assignment 2: Progressive Era Through The Great Depression

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ssignment 2: “Progressive Era through the

Great Depression”

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Write a four to five (4-5) page paper on the

period from the Progressive Era through the

Great Depression.

Your paper should cover the following:
1.Identify at least (2) two major historical

turning points in the period under discussion.
2.Analyze the impact of the two (2) or more

major historical turning points selected on

America’s current society, economy, politics,

and culture.
3.Speculate as to why women earned the right

to vote in the frontier states of the West before

eastern and southern states.
4.Describe at least two (2) pieces of legislation

in the Roosevelt–Taft–Wilson progressive era

years that have influenced the conduct of

business to this day and what that influence

has been.
5.Explain the role that the Spanish American

War played in America’s development of an

6.Explain at least two (2) ways in which the

boom and bust of the Roaring Twenties

followed by the Great Depression affected the

federal government’s involvement in the

national economy.
7.Include at least two (2) references (sources)

other than the textbook. At least one (1) of

your sources must be obtained from the

collection of databases accessible from the

Learning Resources Center Web page. Generic

encyclopedic Internet resources such as

Wikipedia or will not be

considered acceptable.

Student note: Points one (1) and two (2) above

are separate from the rest of the assignment.

The paper should follow guidelines for clear and

effectively organized writing:
•The paper is well