Monday, February 18, 2008
Women During the Progressive Era
Women had a profound impact in America during the Progressive time period. First, we'll take a look at Jane Addams, an influential leader of the time. Go to this link and answer the following questions.
1. Describe the purpose of the Hull House.
2. What were some other reforms wanted by Jane Addams?
Another major reform during this period happened when women gained the right to vote. Read the following article and explain why some Americans were in opposition to women's suffrage.
In summary, you will answer 3 different questions in your response.