An assassin's bullet places vice president Theodore Roosevelt in the president's seat. This American lion reshapes the executive branch making the presidency relevant once more and bringing the Progressive Movement to the national stage.
Vocabulary - Square Deal, Sherman Antitrust Act, Northern Securities v. U.S., Pure Food and Drug Act & Meat Inspection Act, Antiquities Act, trustbuster Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft
MUCKRAKING AND THE DISENFRANCHISED
Corruption in America again takes center stage as journalists across the country expose this corruption to the public. From social and political issues to the treatment of African Americans, America was ripe and ready for change
Vocabulary - muckrakers, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, secret ballot, direct primaries, initiative, referendum, recall, disenfranchised, "Jim Crow" laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, NAACP, Great Migration Ida Tarbell, Lincoln Steffens, Robert LaFollette, Jacob Riis, Upton Sinclair, Ida B. Wells, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois
WILSON'S AMERICA: THE NEW FREEDOM
Competing against a divided Republican Party. Woodrow Wilson becomes the second Democrat elected since the Civil War adding his own take to the Progressive Movement.
Vocabulary - Progressive Party (Bull Moose Party), New Freedom, Underwood Tariff, 16th Amendment, Federal Reserve Act, Federal Trade Commission, 17th Amendment, 18th Amendment, 19th Am Woodrow Wilson, Carry Nation
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