5-8 Paragraph Assignment (Standifer) Hist

Humanities

5-8 Paragraph Assignment (Standifer) Hist.

Essay Question:

What assumptions and goals characterized progressivism as a philosophy, and how did it 

>influence american society

influence American society and politics domestically and internationally? How did progressive 

reformers confront the social, political, economic, and moral problems of their age, and to what 

>extent

extent were they successful?

Considerations:

 broad areas of progressive reform: social justice, government efficiency and activism, 

inclusive democracy, regulation of big business

 the influence of middle-class values and assumptions in progressive thought

 tensions and contradictions within progressivism

Exporting american conceptions

 the goal of exporting American conceptions of democracy and freedom to the world

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