Research Paper Questions (200 points):
Select one of the suggested topics.
Create your own topic from any time between the 1860s and 1930s. But verify the topic you created with the professor beforehand.
- What new consumer goods helped define the Progressive era (1890 – 1920) and why? Explain how these consumer goods changed U.S. culture. Describe two new forms of art or media born during this era and their significance on U.S. culture. What reforms took place among many U.S. women during this era? What new Constitutional amendments were adopted during this era and what changes applied as a result of these amendments? Provide statistics to support your answer.