This resource contains 31 pages of notes aligned within Time Period #7 [1898 to 1945] of the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum
. In addition to notes and graphics in the hard copy handouts, you can access the Web-based version of all class notes on my course website
. This product is one of four modules for this Time Period.
APUSH Time Period #7 Module A [1896-1916] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #7 Module B [1916-1919] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #7 Module C [1919-1939] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #7 Module D [1930-1945] Student Notes
Download available as an editable Word Document and PDF. Handout includes:
A cover page that presents a visual preview of the 12 individual or groups who will be used to help tell the larger story of The transformation of the United States from an agricultural to an increasingly industrialized and urbanized society brought about significant economic, political, diplomatic, social, environmental, and cultural changes.
Alfred T. Mahan
William Randolph Hearst
Robert La Follette
Eugene V. Debs
Washington and DuBois
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry:
7.1 An Empire for Liberty: Roots of American Imperialism [1867 to 1898]
7.2 A Splendid Little War 
7.3 The Arc of Empire: America in China and Philippines
7.4 The Arc of Empire: America in Latin America
7.5 Creating a Culture of Reform during Progressive Movement [1870-1920]
7.6 Muckrakers: Exposing Scandal and Inspiring Reform
7.7 Theodore Roosevelt's Bully Pulpit
7.8 William Howard Taft: The Travails of a Progressive Conservative
7.9 The Transformation of American Democracy: Teddy Roosevelt and Election of 1912
7.10 Wilsonian Progressivism at Home 1913-1921
7.11 Blood at the Root: Race, Reaction and Reform in Progressive Era [1900 – 1917]
7.12 With Courage and Cloth: Suffrage Battles in the Progressive Era
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