1. In an era where most Americans are so enthralled with politics; why then are late 19th Century presidents so bland? Do we have the same problem today?
2. What do we mean by ‘ethnocultural’ politics? Why was it important in the Chapter 19 era and do we have a similar situation today?
3. Write a news paper article reporting on the Chicago Exposition (The White City)
4. Select and Review any Documentary film that deals with subject matter, a figure or a concept from our course dates. You may only use the ‘documentary option’ once during the cycle.
The elite wealthy individuals in the nineteenth century had significant control over the political landscape in the United States. Despite their efforts to achieve change in the country, the level of influence wielded by the wealthy employer’s far superseded the policies introduced…