(2) History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. History from 1877 to the present. The student is expected to:
    (A) identify the major eras in U.S. History from 1877 to the present and describe their defining characteristics;
    (B) explain the significance of the following years as turning points: 1898 (Spanish American War), 1914-1918 (World War I), 1929
              (the Great Depression begins), 19391945 (World War II), 1957 (Sputnik launch ignites U.S.-Soviet space race), 1968
            (Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination), 1969 (U.S. lands on the moon), 1991 (Cold War ends), 2001 (terrorist attacks on World Trade Center and
             the Pentagon), and 2008 (election of first black president, Barrack Obama).
(5) History. The student understands the effects of reform and third-party movements in the early 20th century. The student is expected to:
    (A) analyze the impact of Progressive Era reforms, including initiative, referendum, recall, and the passage of the 16th, 17th, 18th, and
           19th amendments;
    (B) evaluate the impact of muckrakers and reform leaders such as Upton Sinclair, Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Ida B. Wells, and
            W. E. B. DuBois on American society;
    (C) analyze the impact of third parties, including the Populist and Progressive parties.
(9) History. The student understands the impact of the American civil rights movement. The student is expected to:
    (B) explain how Jim Crow laws and the Ku Klux Klan created obstacles to civil rights for minorities such as the suppression of voting;
(14) Geography. The student understands the relationship between population growth and the physical environment. The student is expected to:
    (B) identify the roles of governmental entities and private citizens in managing the environment such as the establishment of the National Park System,
            the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Endangered Species Act.
(15) Economics. The student understands domestic and foreign issues related to U.S. economic growth from the 1870s to 1920.
    The student is expected to:
    (B) describe the changing relationship between the federal government and private business, including the growth of free enterprise, costs and
           benefits of laissez-fair, Sherman Antitrust Act, Interstate Commerce Act, and Pure Food and Drug Act;
(22) Citizenship. The student understands the promises of the Declaration of Independence and the protections of the U.S. Constitution and
    the Bill of Rights. The student is expected to:
    (A) identify and analyze methods of expanding the right to participate in the democratic process, including lobbying, non-violent protesting,
           litigation, and amendments to the U.S. Constitution;
    (C) explain how participation in the democratic process reflects our national identity, patriotism, and civic responsibility;
(24) Culture. The student understands the relationship between the arts and the times during which they were created. The student is expected to:
    (A) describe how the characteristics and issues in U.S. History have been reflected in various genres of art, music, film, and literature;
(25) Culture. The student understands how people from various groups contribute to our national identity. The student is expected to:
    (A) explain actions taken by people to expand economic opportunities and political rights for racial, ethnic, gender, and religious groups in
           American society;
Unit #3 - The Progressive Era
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Unit #3 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #4 TEST
Monday, Sept. 23
Tuesday, Sept. 24
Wednesday, Sept. 25
Thursday, Sept. 26
Friday, Sept. 27
Monday, Sept. 30
Tuesday, Oct. 1
Wednesday, Oct. 2
Thursday, Oct. 3
Friday, Oct. 4
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Monday, Oct. 7
Tuesday, Oct. 8
Wednesday, Oct. 9
Thursday, Oct. 10
Friday, Oct. 11
Unit #3 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
Unit #3 - The Progressive Era
In Unit #3 the class will learn about cultural, social, and political efforts to reform
America.  Students will investigate the successes and failures political movements
such as the Populist Party and other 3rd Parties.  They will examine reformers
Upton Sinclair, Jane Addams, Ida Tarbell, Susan B. Anthony, Ida B. Wells,
W.E.B. DuBois and others.   The class will study social, economic, and political
issues related to modernization and urbanization.  Students will also analyze the
effects of immigration on America at the turn of the century.  Lastly, the class
will explore government's role in the reform movement.
DBQ: Progressivism: Where Will You Put Your Million Dollars?
The Men Who Built America: Last One Standing
DBQ: Progressivism Essay
Reading: Ch 11-1
Reading: Ch 13-4
Reading: Ch 13-3
Reading: Ch 13-2
Reading: Ch 13-1
Symbolism and "The Wizard of Oz"
Muckrakers and Reformers
Progressive Reforms
The Populist Party
Progressive Presidents
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Researching the Reforms
DBQ: The Progressive Movement: Responses to the Challenges
Brought About by Industrialization and Urbanization
DBQ: Progressive Essay
Upton Sinclair
Jane Addams
Defining the
Progressive Era
Policy Changes
Wizard of Oz Chart/Essay
Populist Party Platform
Opinion Essay
Researching the Reforms
Making Connections
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Jane Addams
Primary Sources:  
The Muckrakers
Coxey's Army
Compare and Contrast  
Populist Party vs Tea Party
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Read: Chapter 6-1
Roots of Progressivism
Read: Chapter 6-2
Roosevelt & Taft
Read: Chapter 6-3
The Wilson Years
Visually Based
Document Based
The Men Who Built America: Buying a President
Celebrate Freedom: The Promise of the Constitution