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The Progressive Era!


Your Task!

Place yourself in the Progressive Era and write an advice letter from their perspective.

Identify your Issue!

Research your issue outside of the textbook. 

Who tried to make changes during that era? Who were the reformers?

Pick  your Reformer!

How did they try to make a change? Through politics? Speeches? Editorials?

Do the Research!

Look at primary and secondary sources.  Use keywords and take notes.

Time to Write!

Using your research, write an advice letter to someone to create change in your chosen issue.


Things To Consider:

Choose a reformer that interests you.

Focus on information that falls between 1890 and 1920.


Look at both primary AND secondary sources:


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