The progressive movement set out to address the problems at the heart of American society. The progressive era made great changes in American society. Progressive Presidents set out to make drastic changes in America through government intervention. However, towards the end of the era, trusts and monopolies still exist in America, racial inequality is extremely high and immigrants are still struggling to succeed in American cities.
Do you believe the Progressive Era was a success or failure? Cite evidence from specific reforms discussed in class to help support your answers.
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Briefly answer the following questions:
1. Describe some of America's most important achievements, goals, values or actions in its early existence (1700-1900).
2. During the 1900's through today, what are some things that America has done that reflect our nations ideals in the world?
3. What do you think America should be doing in the world today to build a better future?