Thursday, October 11, 2018

Theodore Roosevelt as a Progressive

Use this video to fill out the section on your notes about the progressive era.

Biography Video

Progressive Accomplishments

The Progressive Party (Bull Moose Party)

Chester A Aurthur President Video

The link below has a video on Chester A Aurthur that we watched in class. 

Remember you are looking for personal notables and his professional accomplishments on your sheet.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Political Machine and Corruption

1. Define Urban Political machine and how they accomplished their goal.
2. How was the political machine set up? (draw the diagram)
3. What did the city boss promise his people?
4. How did they control elections?
5. Who did the party bosses take advantage of and build as their base?
6. How did graft work in politics? (Why would someone create a political machine in the 1st place?)
7. How did political machines keep power? Explain.
8. Describe what Boss Tweed did in NYC.
9. What came after people revealed the graft and corruption?