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Unit 8: Populism & Progressivism
The Labor Movement
The Rise & Fall of Populism
The Progressive Movement
Unit 8 Study Guide
Chapter 28 -
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912 (
Chapter 29 -
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916 (
How successful were labor unions in improving the lives of workers in the late 1800s and early 1900s?
How did employers, states and the federal government respond to the labor movement?
What factors contributed to the rise of the farmers’ movement?
To what extent did the Populist movement achieve its goals?
How did the excesses of the Gilded Age contribute to the development of the Progressive Movement?
How did women influence the direction of the Progressive movement?
How did the Progressive movement achieve political, economic, social and environmental reform?
How did the Progressive movement affect national electoral politics?
Unit 8 Project
Free Response Question (FRQ)
Explain the origins of the following third parties and evaluate their impact on United States politics and national policies.
The People’s Party (Populists), 1892
The Progressive Party (Bull Moose Party), 1912
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