HIS 204 week 2 Discussion 1


Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 1


Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.


The   Progressive Movement

 Background: The Progressive Movement was a complex movement with both Republican and Democratic wings. The movement addressed some of the worst domestic problems of its time, but its mainstream largely ignored widespread and worsening racial injustices.

Required Sources: Primary source: Chapter Nine from The Jungle  The Progressive Era: America in the 20th Century in the Films on Demand database in the Ashford      University Library

Recommended Sources: The stockyards  Scholarly source: Segregation, Racial Violence and      Black Workers. In Black      Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the      Freedom Struggle, pp. 15-43.  Scholarly source: “Let Each Reader Judge”: Lynching,      Race, and Immigrant Newspapers

After reading Chapter Nine from The Jungle and watching the The Progressive Era: America in the 20th Century, use these sources and the textbook to address the following questions: What do you see as the most serious problem in the      first decade of the 1900s? Why was this problem more serious than the other      problems? How did Americans attempt to solve the problem? In what ways were they effective? In what ways did aspects of the problem still remain?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and properly cite any references. You may use additional scholarly sources to support your points if you choose. Your references and citations must be formatted according to APA style as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center. Respond in a substantive manner to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Each response should be at least 100 words.

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