Essay should be three pages double spaced. Be sure to use specific examples to illustrate your main points. Use multiple references and please cite your sources. No plagiarism.
1. How do the racist policies and attitudes of the late 1800s and early 1900s impact the lives of the African American community and immigrants? How do African Americans and immigrants respond to the attitudes and conditions of the period? Include the way that immigrants will use the labor movement to affect change. (Use specific examples from the documents from "Documents for Assignments" and from the text to help illustrate your answer.)
2. Briefly describe the social and economic impact of industrialization on the working class. Discuss the various approaches used by labor to address working conditions in the late 1800s and early 1900s by looking at the Knights of Labor, the AF of L and the IWW. How do the three labor movements illustrate the different methods of addressing the problems of the late 1800s and early 1900s? Conclude with an evaluation of the effectiveness of the labor movement and its contribution to Progressive Reform.
3. Who are the Progressives of the late 1800s and early 1900s and how do they begin to address the problems of the late 1800s and early 1900s? (Use the documents from the "Documents for Assignments" and specific examples of Progressives to help illustrate your answer. Be sure to include a reference to the contribution of the African American community and women to the Progressive Era.) Conclude with a summary of progressive action and an evaluation of the effectiveness of progressive reform.