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Progressivism – Primary Source Readings- Time, Change and Continuity

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    The distribution of power is when power, influence or authority is distributed, spread around or apportioned.

    Please read the following paragraph and click on the link below.  Then open the document below to complete the reading:

    "Progressivism: this can best be described as an instance or single occasion in history that made a transformation (change) or stayed the same or was uninterrupted (continuity).  A good example of a change in our history over time has had to do with voting rights.  Over time, who could vote in this country has changed."  

    As you read through the Primary Sources (attached below), create a word document and answer the following: 


    1)  Why were Progressives concerned about industrial concentration?

    2)  What should government do about concentrated economic power (monoplies)? Should it create regulated competition or should it break up big business?

    3)  Compare and contrast the platforms of the Progressive and Democratic parties.


    Go to the next page to submit your responses to the above question.