When taking notes about these significant terms it may be helpful to make sure you are writing down information that answers the following questions:

  1. Who?
  2. What?
  3. When?
  4. Where?
  5. Historical Significance (aka. So what? Why is this important?)

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Theodore Roosevelt

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Progressivism

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W.E.B. Du Bois' Talented Tenth

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National Women's Party

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Wilson's Fourteen Points

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The Great Migration

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Crash of 1929

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Franklin Roosevelt

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Bank Holiday

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The New Deal

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Social Security

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Roosevelt's Four Freedoms

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Lend-Lease Act

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G.I. Bill of Rights

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Japanese Internment

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United Nations

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1. The early 20th century saw the rise of self-proclaimed Progressives who took up positions of power in American politics and society and attempted to make significant changes both at home (in American society) and abroad (in the rest of the world). In which of these realms (domestically or internationally) do you think that they had more success achieving their goals? In your answer be sure to describe the domestic and international goals of the Progressives, their attempts to achieve these goals, and the results of those attempts.

2. Some historians would argue that the nationís longest serving President, Franklin Roosevelt, was also the 20th centuryís most influential. Do you agree with this assessment? Why or Why not? In your answer be sure to describe the long and short-term results of Rooseveltís New Deal programs as well as the new global order he sought to establish for the period after World War II.