W. E. B. Du Bois and the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the publication of The Crisis, and the Silent Protest (1917).
The United States was transformed from an agrarian to an increasingly industrial and urbanized society. Although this transformation created new economic opportunities, it also created societal problems that were addressed by a variety of reform efforts.
Rapid industrialization and urbanization created significant challenges and societal problems addressed by a variety of reform efforts.
Students will trace reform efforts by individuals and the consequences of those efforts, including: