Analyze the impact of big business on the economy and politics and the

Analyze the impact of big business on the economy and

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In the post–Civil War United States, corporations grew significantly in number, size, and influence. Analyze the impact of big business on the economy and politics and the responses of Americans to these changes. Confine your answer to the period 1870 to 1900. Last Year’s FRQs Analyze the origins and outcomes of the intense cultural conflicts of the 1920s. In your response, focus on TWO of the following: Immigration Prohibition Religion Explain why and how the role of the federal government changed as a result of the Civil War with respect to TWO of the following during the period 1861-1877: Race relations Economic development Westward expansion Compare and contrast the ways that many Americans expressed their opposition to immigrants in the 1840s– 1850s with the ways that many Americans expressed their opposition to immigrants in the 1910s– 1920s. Analyze the ways in which technology, government policy, and economic conditions changed American agriculture in the period 1865–1900. Analyze the roles that women played in Progressive Era reforms from the 1880s through 1920. Focus your essay on TWO of the following. Social conditions Labor and working conditions Politics Compare and contrast the Populist and Progressive movements in terms of sources of support, goals, and objectives. To what extent did the role of the federal government change under President Theodore Roosevelt in regard to TWO of the following: Labor Trusts Conservation World affairs Historians have argued that Progressive reform lost momentum in the 1920s. Evaluate this statement with respect to TWO of the following: Regulation of business Labor Immigrants Compare and contrast the programs and policies designed by reformers of the Progressive era to those designed by reformers of the New Deal period. Confine your answer to programs and policies that addressed the needs of those living in poverty.
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Major Themes of the period: What events during the period fall into these categories? Development and Change Conflict Race Power and corruption Settlement and migration America and the world
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