Chapter 21— Progressivism 1890-1916
answer questions in 2-4 sentences not very long citing the book if possible. give examples.
What is Progressivism? In what ways did this movement challenge classical liberalism (laissez-faire ideology)? Provide specific examples.
Explain how and why grassroots progressivism arose in the late 19th century? To what extent can it be said that it was successful? To what extent not?
Identify how President Theodore Roosevelt put his progressive activism to work during his tenure. Provide specific examples.
Describe how and why President Wilson became a “reluctant Progressive”? What reforms and legislation did Wilson promote?
- What were the limits of progressive reform? What organizations offered more radical views for America?