US 1900-1929

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Progressive to New Era 1900-1929

Progressive to New Era, 1900-1929

The assessments below focus upon people and events during the Progressive and New Eras in the United States, 1900-1929. Social and political movements during these eras concentrated on bettering the lives and working conditions of the American populace, while expanding and protecting the rights of citizens. Below, source topics include woman suffrage, social improvement programs, immigration, World War I, advocating for improved labor conditions, and the strengthening of workers’ rights.