Progressives sought to reform problems at home and to support democracy abroad during the Great War.


  • two areas where reform efforts were successful
  • two areas where they failed or did not go far enough

In conclusion: idealism has played an important part in our national identity. What do you think? Is our idealism/values still important today? Autocracy and strong man rule are expanding throughout the world (ex. Putin/Russia). Do Americans still believe in expanding democracy and protecting the public interest?