Writing Assignment 2: The Perspective of a Progressive Reformer
For full credit, write no less than 300 words, adequately address all of the questions in your response, and follow the guidelines of the grading rubric. Please number your responses to make them clear to the reader. Do not rewrite the original question as it does not count towards the word count.
1. What was the Progressive Era, according to the lecture?
2. For which groups was the Progressive Era a dream?
3. For which groups was the Progressive Era a nightmare?
4. If you lived during the Progressive Era, how might the events discussed in the lecture impact you?
5. Imagine that you are a Progressive Reformer during this period. What causes would you work on, and how would you accomplish your goals?