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The Progressive Era

from the editor

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Teaching students why we learn about the past.


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Preparing students for college history courses.


A Student’s Assignment for History Teachers,
by Diane S. May
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classroom media

Using Computers in the Social Studies Classroom,
by Charles White
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special section on the progressive era


Where Have All the Progressives Gone?,
by Nancy Schrom Dye
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The Progressive Era and the World War I Draft,
by Joe F. Decker
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Evanston Women in the Progressive Era,
by Darlene Emmert Fisher
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personalities in history

A Progressive Reformer and Two of His Reforms,
by Bernard Hirschhorn
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Starting a High School American Studies Program,
by Doris Gelman and Frimi Sagan
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national history day

History Day Advisor Tells How Students Got Started,
by Mary E. Anthrop
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lesson plans

Classroom Activities for “The Progressive Era and the World War I Draft”,
by Randy Mills
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Muckraking Project: Teaching the Progressive Era through Popular Culture,
by George “Skip” Chilcoat
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General Federation of Women’s Clubs: A Role Playing Exercise for Studying the Progressive Era,
by Sherman Barker
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