Answer one of the following.
For each of the three periods under studyâ€”the latter part of the nineteenth century, the period from 1901â€“1945, and the postâ€“World War II eraâ€”identify and describe a key reform movement. What impact did each of these movements have on American society? Compare the movements you identified. Were their goals and methods similar or different, and why?
George Washington urged the young United States to avoid â€œentangling alliances.â€ For more than a century afterwards, presidential administrations generally heeded Washingtonâ€™s advice. Beginning in the 1890s, the US became increasingly involved in foreign affairs. Why did the US begin to seek more involvement outside its borders? Describe US foreign policy in the key eras of the 1890s and 1900s, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the postâ€“Cold War period. What were key policy similarities and differences, and why?