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  • The Power of the Press and Muckraking Step 1: Step 2: Spend 7 minutes reading the article... The Photos That Helped End Child Labor in the United States (18 Pictures) http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/10/kids-coal-mines-lewis-hines-photos Step 3: You and a partner will investigate a possible topic that deserves some "muckraking." Take 10 minutes, with your partners and in a shared Google Doc (titled Modern Day Muckrakers), brainstorm a huge list of issues that deserves some muckraking. Pick issue that your group would like to pursue... Take 10 Minutes...In a shared Google Doc with your partner...placed in each of your Student Turn-In Folder... gather pictures and/or videos that might support your muckraking effort.
    Posted by Brian Sorrow
  • America Becomes a World Power Discussion George Washington's Farewell Address to the Nation: 1796"Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice?It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world; so far, I mean, as we are now at liberty to do it; for let me not be understood as capable of patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy ...
    Posted Sep 22, 2015, 7:04 AM by Brian Sorrow
  • Immigration Discussion Click Here for the Economic Policy Group's Frequently Asked Questions About Immigration...
    Posted Sep 10, 2015, 7:13 AM by Brian Sorrow
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This Week's Plan and Homework

DayClass TopicsHomeworkLink/DocumentDue Date
Monday Is muckraking an effective tool to reform American politics and society? No Homework, Raising the Floor  
Tuesday Does government have a responsibility to help the needy? Begin studying the CH04 Flashcards, Outline, and Videos   
Wednesday Were the Progressives successful in making government more responsive to the will of the people? Study the CH04 Flashcards, Outline, and Videos CH 04: Progressive Era  
Thursday To what extent had African Americans attained the “American Dream” by the early twentieth century? Complete the Current Events Discussion Board + Study CH04 Flashcards   
Friday The World Today No Homework   
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Voting in the US House of Representatives