Song originally written about the Progressive Era to Kenny Chesney's song Save it For a Rainy Day. This song includes the following topics:
Jacob Riis, The Jungle, Upton Sinclair, Urban Poverty, City Corruption, 17th and 19th Amendments, Ida Tarbell, Standard Oil, Prohibition, Ida B. Wells.
I use this song as a launch of my unit on the Progressive Era and reference it throughout the unit. You can sing this song to our students, or ask them to join in. Karaoke versions of this song can easily be found on the internet.
BUNDLE AND SAVE!!!
This song can also be bundled with other originally written songs about United States history at the following link: