1. Proposal/ American Political Economy and Society in the Gilded and Progressive Eras: Topics

Wk

Class Topics

Reading/ Most Work Due Wednesdays

#1
1/25

Gilded Age & Progressive Era

Ideas & Proposals

Summaries & Discussion Groups

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapter 1 (Introductory Essays)

Work Due: Reading & Primary Sources Search

#2
2/1

 

Capitalism & The West

Paper Proposals--Question & Primary Sources

Turabian & Citations

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapters 2 & 3 (Capitalism & West) Discussion

Fischer, Question-Framing (Read for Wednesday Discussion)

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Reading Summary (2 or 3); Typed Question & Primary Sources

#3
2/8

Work & Urbanization

Secondary Sources

Turabian & Citations

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapters 4 & 5 (World of Work & Urbanization) Discussion

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Reading Summary (4 or 5), Primary Secondary Sources Search; Typed Question & Sources (proper bibliographic form)

#4
2/15

Gilded Politics & the Crisis of the 1890s

Draft Proposals & Critiques

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapters 6 & 7 (Gilded Politics & Crisis of 1890s) Discussion

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Secondary Sources Search, Draft Proposal with Annotated Primary Sources (proper form), Critique Partner's Proposal

#5
2/22
Proposals, Critiques, & Primary Sources

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapter 8 & 9 (Jim Crow America and Constructin Empire) Discussion

Work due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Final Proposal, Typed Critique (of your partner's proposal)

Final Proposal & Typed Critique Due

     

II. Primary Source Essay/ Primary Source Research

#6
2/29

Science & Consumer Culture

Reading Primary Sources

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapter 10 & 11 (Science & Consumer Culture) Discussion

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Reading (your) Primary Sources

#7
3/7

Progressivism & the State

Primary Source Research

 

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapter 12 & 13 (Progressivism & Progressive State) Discussion

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Reading (your) Primary Sources, Primary Source Notes (with proper ciations and bibliography)

#8

3/14

Environmentalism & WWI

Primary Source Research

Secondary Sources

Major Problems Gilded/ Progressive, Chapter 14 & 15 (Environmentalism & WWI) Discussion

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Preparation & Discussion, Reading Quiz Wednesday; Primary Source Essay Due (Weds or by Friday)

Primary Source Essay Due

#9

3/21

SPRING BREAK!

SPRING BREAK! SPRING BREAK! SPRING BREAK!

 

 

 

III. Secondary Source or Historiographic Essay/ Secondary Sources Reading, Book Reviews, Review Essays and Historiography

 

Topic

Reading/ Work Due

#10
3/28

Monday 2-4 Appointments in Office: No Class

Monday 3/28 Wednesday 3/30

2-Kiana

2:45 Anthony

3:30 Martin

4:15

5 Madilyn

2-Jessica

2:45 Jonathan

3:30 Wendy

4:15 Jose R.

5 Joshua

Secondary Source Reading from your Bibliography

Work Due: Reading & Book Review #1 due Wednesday 3/30

#11
4/4

 

Monday 2-4 Appointments in Office: No Class

Monday 4/4 Wednesday 4/6

2-Ivan

2:45 Kevin

3:30 Eric

4:15 Christian

5 Kayla

2-Taylor

2:45 Steven

3:30 Jose P.

4:15 Farhan.

5

Secondary Source Reading from your Bibliography

Work Due: 4/4 Monday Primary Essay with Reference Notes and Bibliography

4/6 Wednesday-Reading & Secondary Articles Review

#12
4/11

Monday 2-4 Appointments in Office: No Class

Monday 4/11

2-Sara

2:45 Dante

3:30 Jesus

4:15

5

Wednesday Class: Secondary Sources & Historiography

Secondary Source Reading from your Bibliography

Work Due: Reading & Book Review #2 due Wednesday 4/13

Weds 4/13 Back in Class!

#13
4/18

Monday: Historiography

Wednesday 2-4 Appointments in Office: No Class

Secondary Source Reading, Historiography

Work Due: Reading & Historiographic (Secondary) Essay Due Wednesday

Historiographic Essay Due

 

 

 

IV. Rough Drafts & Presentations: Writing, Presentation of Research, and Rewriting

 

Work Due

#14
4/25

Appointments this Week-No Class

Work Due: Rough Drafts due by Wednesday

Rough Drafts Due

#15
5/2

Class Presentation of Research

Work Due: Typed Outline due with Presentation, Typed Critiques (Weds)

#16
5/9

Class Presentation of Research

Work Due: Typed Outline due with Presentation

11 May No Class, I will be in the Office for any Questions

5/16
Finals Week

Final Paper Due Wednesday by 5 PM

Final Paper Due