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Progressive Era Politics

Progressive Era Politics

Challenges & Opportunities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Progressive Era Politics Teacher Pass


Teaching Progressive Era Politics Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Challenges & Opportunities


This unit on Progressive Era Politics provides you with an opportunity to explore some of the themes raised in our companion module—Muckrakers & Reformers

One such theme is the philosophical watershed represented by this movement as reformers challenged prevailing laissez faire ideals and argued that government had a critical role to play in policing business and refereeing the marketplace. Of course, this argument was not uncontested.