Question 1

Write: After reading Chapters 4, 5, and 6 of the textbook, Chapter Nine (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. ofThe Jungle, and watching To Conquer or Redeem (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.,use these sources and the textbook to address the following questions:

  • Analyze the areas that were in need of reform in American Society during the period between 1890 and 1920. Choose one specific issue to focus on.
  • Describe how progressives tried to resolve this issue. Were they successful? Explain why or why not.
  • Examine the approaches progressives took regarding American foreign policy, including the policy of Imperialism. Explain these approaches.
  • Explain why the progressive approach to reform at home was or was not consistent with the practice of imperialism overseas.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Your post should make reference to the required materials with in-text citations. Your references and citations must be formatted according to APA style as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. You may use additional scholarly sources to support your points if you choose.

Question 2:

In the 1890s, political cartoons provided important commentary on the major economic, political, and social issues of the day. Cartoon artists employed symbolism, exaggeration, labeling, analogy, and irony to express their viewpoint.

Select the following cartoon:

Look closely at the cartoon you have selected and write down your initial reactions, you will not need to include these initial reactions your assignment, but they will help you complete the assignment once you have finished the exercise.

Then go to the Chapter 4, Section 4.3 of the textbook and look at the activity “Analyzing Primary Sources.” You will find it under the section on Yellow Journalism. (This is very important.) Please note you will not be able to view this on some devices and will need to use a computer.

After completing the activity, answer the following items:

  • Explain the character(s) in the cartoon.
  • Describe the symbols and actions the artist employs in the cartoon.
  • Describe the issues the cartoon raises.
  • Analyze and explain what the cartoon says about the consequences of the Spanish American War for the countries occupied.
  • Describe how your understanding of the cartoon changed after doing the analysis portion of this exercise.

The combined answers should be one page, including your reference list. Your answers to these questions should be accurate, thorough, and written in complete sentences. Be sure to cite the textbook at least once and reference the textbook in APA formatting. If you need more guidance, you can read this Sample AssignmentView in a new window, so you will have an idea about the type of response your instructor will be looking for.

Question 2 Must be in the formatted like the attached file.