Life and Issues
Instructions: Research your assigned character and be prepared to describe the kind of life that individual had at the turn of the 20th century. If you are researching a specific individual, make sure that your analysis goes beyond the events of the person’s life to describe what that person’s general experience was like—for example, as a middle-class, educated woman or a wealthy industrialist. Determine what problems and issues would have been of concern to that individual, and what solutions he or she might have advocated.
Problems of concern:
Did the United States adopt these solutions? Be specific.