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.