This book provides a historical examination of everyday life to reveal how and why Americans during the Progressive Era structured their world and made their lives meaningful.
• Includes a chronology of major events between 1890 and 1920
• Presents numerous photographs and images that illustrate important points throughout the narrative
• Provides a detailed bibliography of sources
• Includes both a detailed index and a brief glossary of key terms
About the Author
Steven L. Piott is professor of history at Clarion University in Clarion, PA.
Table of Contents
Series Foreword ix
1 Rural America 1
2 Workers 47
3 Popular Culture 89
4 Citizen Activism and Civic Engagement 133
5 The Progressive Era and Race 177
6 The First World War and American Society 221