The Progressives

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Title:

The Progressives

URL:

https://cdn.kastatic.org/ka-youtube-converted/zGhsN9NmJh8.mp4/zGhsN9NmJh8.mp4#t=0

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Khan Academy
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This video from Khan Academy gives an overview of the early twentieth century which saw a huge number of Progressive reform movements.  The Progressive reform movements aimed to improve labor, sanitation, conservation, voting rights, and morality. This video compares the goals and effects of the Progressive reform movement.  This video can be played to introduce the Progressive Movement.  The video is 7 minutes and 33 seconds in length.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
2 ) Evaluate social and political origins, accomplishments, and limitations of Progressivism. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

•  Explaining the impact of the Populist Movement on the role of the federal government in American society
•  Assessing the impact of muckrakers on public opinion during the Progressive movement, including Upton Sinclair, Jacob A. Riis, and Ida M. Tarbell
Examples: women's suffrage, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, temperance movement

•  Explaining national legislation affecting the Progressive movement, including the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Clayton Antitrust Act
•  Determining the influence of the Niagara Movement, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, and Carter G. Woodson on the Progressive Era
•  Assessing the significance of the public education movement initiated by Horace Mann
•  Comparing the presidential leadership of Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in obtaining passage of measures regarding trust-busting, the Hepburn Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Reserve Act, and conservation

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.2- Identify the goals of the Progressive movement; identify people and/or describe major events and developments in the United States during the Progressive movement.


Tags: conservation, muckrakers, Progressive movement, Upton Sinclair, voting rights
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Author: Ginger Boyd