Resources:

A. Electronic – General Information

You may organize the information you gather from the internet using this form. Be sure to use a separate form for each website you visit.

B. Electronic – Biographical Information: Populists & Progressive Personalities

1. Populists: Biographies

2. Progressives: Biographies

You can find biographical information about the following Progressives at http://www.biography.com

    Alice Paul John Llewellyn Lewis
    Gifford Pinchot John Spargo
    Carl Sandburg Ray Stannard Baker
    W.E.B. Dubois Robert W. Hunter
    Lincoln Steffens Booker T. Washington
    Robert La Follette, Sr. Jane Adams
    Woodrow T. Wilson Samuel Gompers
    Oliver W. Holmes, Jr. David Graham Philips
    Martha Carey Thomas William M. Trotter
    Samuel S. McClure Upton Sinclair
    Francis Perkins Charlotte P. Gilman
    Eugene V. Debs Mary McLeod Bethune
    Clarence Darrow Emmaline Pankhurst
    David W. Griffith Frank Norris
    Carrie Chapman Catt Mary H. "Mother" Jones


1. Progressive Issues & Concerns: 1900-1915

    a. Women’s Rights
    b. Labor Issues
    c. Political Reforms
    d. Social Reforms
    e. Foreign Policy
    f. Immigration

    http://www.askforkids.com/ (This is a great search engine for these topics)

C. Printed (Primary Sources)

    Clanton, Gene. Populism: The Humane Preference in America, 1890-1900.
    Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1991. (Great pictures of Populists)

    Hofstadter, Richard, ed. The Progressive Movement. Englewood Cliffs, NJ:
    Prentice Hall, 1963. (Progressive speeches & interviews)

    Mofford, Juliet H., ed. Child Labor in America. Carlisle, Ma.: Discovery
    Enterprises, Ltd. 1997 (Photos & articles)

    Monk, Linda R., ed. Ordinary Americans. Alexandria, Va.: Close Up Publishing,
    1994. (Photos, speeches, and essays)

    Peffer, William. (Peter Argesinger, ed.) Populism: Its Rise and Fall. Lawrence,
    Ks.: University of Kansas Press, 1992. (Populist ideology & history)

    Ravitch, Diane, ed. The American Reader. NY: Harper Perennial, 1990.
    (Speeches, songs, poetry)

    Ricks, Christopher & William L. Vance, eds. The Faber Book of America.
    Winchester, Ma.: Faber & Faber, 1992. (Essays, speeches, and poetry)

    Scorpino, A.J. Jr., ed. The Progressive Movement: 1900-1917. Carlisle, Ma.:
    Discovery Enterprises, Ltd. 1996. (Photos, ads, and articles)

D. Printed (Secondary Sources)

    Baron, Robert C. 20th Century America: 100 Influential People. Golden,
    Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 1995.

    Beals, Carlton. The Great Revolt and Its Leaders. NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1968.

    Blum, John, et al. The National Experience. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981.

    Bower, Bert, et al. Innovative Assessment Techniques. Palo Alto, Ca.: Teachers’
    Curriculum Institute, 1997.

    Bower, Bert, et al. Innovative Assessment Techniques. Palo Alto, Ca.: Teachers’
    Curriculum Institute, 1997.

    Davidson, James W., Pedro Castillo, Michael B. Stoff. The American Nation.
    Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Prentice Hall, 2000.

    Goodwin, Lawrence. The Populist Movement. NY: Oxford University Press,
    1978.

    Grant, Robert B. Surveying the Land. Lexington, Ma.: Heath, 1991.

    Hofstadter, Richard. The Age of Reform: Bryan to FDR. NY: Knopf, 1963.

    Knowledge Unlimited. Understanding & Creating Editorial Cartoons. Madison,
    Wi.: Knowledge Unlimited, 1998.

    McMath, Robert C. Jr. American Populism: A Social History. NY: Hill & Wang, 1993.

    Richards, Rand. Historic San Francisco. San Francisco: Heritage House, 1999.

    Ungar, Irwin. Populism: Nostalgic or Progressive? Davis, Ca.: University of
    California, 1964.

    Ver Steeg, Clarence. American Spirit. NY: Allyn & Bacon, 1985.

    Viault, Birdsall. American History Since 1865. NY: McGraw Hill, 1989.


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