#59     Progressive Politics  ch 18

Last Update: November 13, 2015

OK PASS Objectives

President Roosevelt 

He became President when McKinley was assassinated by a deranged anarchist @ the Pan American Exposition.

                                                                                                                        Watch McKinley Assassinaton 3 min video

 

Teddy Roosevelt
Most popular President of the early 1900s.  Always an advocate of the strenuous life and wanted all Americans to get a "Square Deal"

                                                Watch Teddy Roosevelt Intro 2min video

Content Standard 1:

6. Evaluate the continuing impact of Reconstruction policies on the South,

 

Roosevelt and the "muckrakers" brought progressive change in government policies affecting child labor, wages, working conditions and monopolies.   Roosevelt AKA the Trust buster took action against big business

Watch Teddy Roosevelt Attacks Monopolies 3 min video.
Watch Teddy Roosevelt Stops a Miners Strike 3.5 min video.

B. Describe the effects of the "muckrakers" that resulted in government policies affecting child labor, wages, working conditions, trade, monopolies,

 

 

Upton Sinclair    
The Jungle  portrayed conditions in Chicago's large meatpacking houses

B. Describe the effects of the "muckrakers"

Upton Sinclair,


Content Standard 2:

2. Evaluate the impact of industrialization on American society

D. Evaluate the rise of the Progressive Movement in relation to political changes at the national and state levels (e.g., workplace protections, conservation of natural resources,

Gifford Pinchot , forester, published articles in  National Geographic
 

Race Relations: One of the great failures of Progressivism

1.  Worsening resentment of the growing Oriental population

2.  1890s  south passed "Jim Crow laws" legislation the required the forced segregation or seperation, of the races in trains, restaurants, hotel, schools and other social settings. Required poll taxes or pay to vote.

3.  Plessy v. Ferguson: case which decreed that "seperate but equal" facilities were constitutional.

Watch opening minute of Brown v. Bd of Ed video 1 2 3   Wiki
    
Watch America the Story of Us Chicago Race Riots video

Content Standard 1:

6. Evaluate the continuing impact of Reconstruction policies on the South,

5) including southern reaction Plessy v. Ferguson, (1) and Jim Crow laws .

Content Standard 2:
B. Examine ethnic conflict and discrimination.

(e.g., Chinese

 

 

 

Roosevelt's foreign affairs  

Panama Canal    was cut through the Isthmus of Panama

Watch President Roosevelt 14 min video

Content Standard 3. The student will analyze the changing role of the United States in world affairs at the turn of the twentieth century.
1. Evaluate the motivations and impact of American Imperialism on international
relations.
C. Evaluate the reasons for United States involvement in locating a canal in Central America 1 and the actions of President Theodore Roosevelt regarding the Panama Canal.

Colonel William S. Gorgas , (right) a doctor who worked in the canal area to overcome yellow fever.

    Colonel George Washington Goethals chief construction supervisor.

Watch Panama Canal "The Most" HD 4 min video:

Content Standard 3. The student will analyze the changing role of the United States in world affairs at the turn of the twentieth century.
1. Evaluate the motivations and impact of American Imperialism on international
relations.

Big Stick diplomacy

   Roosevelt's foreign policy slogan  

        "Speak softly and carry a big stick"
    corollary is something you add too something else.

    Roosevelt Corollary was Roosevelt's doctrine added to the Monroe Doctrine.  What is the Monroe Doctrine? Europe stay out of American affairs and we'll stay out of Europe  Roosevelt's added "we'll police the Americas if needed"

Banana republic is a term that refers to a politically unstable country dependent upon limited agriculture (e.g. bananas), and ruled by a small, self-elected, wealthy, corrupt political leaders.


D. Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy and other presidential foreign policies from 1890-1910, including
“Big Stick Diplomacy,” “Dollar Diplomacy,” “Missionary Diplomacy,” the Great White Fleet, Roosevelt Corollary, and interventionism.

A. Identify the goals of and reasons for imperialism ) explaining its impact on developed and developing nations “banana republic"

What happened during the Russo-Japanese War?
The American President Theodore Roosevelt offered to mediate and bring both sides together, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his effort. The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905, at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine
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   Why did Roosevelt send the "Great White Fleet"? To flex American muscle around the world.
What is the recruiting slogan for the navy? "Join the navy see the world"
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Watch Great White Fleet 5 min video


D. Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy
“Big Stick Diplomacy,”

the Great White FleetRoosevelt Corollary, and interventionism.

 

 

Photo Credits:

McKinley Assassination: The Library of Congress lcweb2.loc.gov/.../ 3a08000/3a08600/3a08686r.jpg

Robert LaFollette: www.humanities.mmaster.ca/. ../med/follette.jpg

Lincoln Steffens: http://www.cooperativeindividualism.org/steffens-lincoln.jpg

Muckrakers: ralphmag.org/ BC/muckrake355x429.gif

Roosevelt Conservation: sjvls.org/photoheritage/ mariposa/mpd0028a.jpg

Canal map: http://www.7blueseas.com/destinations/images/map_panamacanal.jpg

Canal Ship: umr.edu/~rogersda/ umrcourses/ge342/SS%20A...

National Geographic: http://66.34.72.138/gallery/image/2683.JPG

Gorgas: www.ksu.edu/.../ 546tutorials/MISCFIG11.JPG

Roosevelt Stick: archivesofamericanart.si.edu/ images/presj...

Open Door: www.harwch.edu/.../ pp/imperialism/img045.jpg

Great White Fleet: http://home.millsaps.edu/~mcelvrs/Great_white_fleet.jpg