Early 20th century reformers pushed back against what they saw were the evils of laissez faire capitalism. Social welfare and economic reform were two of their main goals. This PowerPoint presentation is simple, colorful, engaging and includes key terms. It is appropriate for special education students, English language learners, and students who struggle with grade level material generally. It was created to go along with Chapter 9, Sec. 1 of the textbook "The Americans:Reconstruction to the 21st Century, published by McDougal Littell.