For this Forum, answer one of the instructor-provided questions with your response due by 11:55pm, ET, Friday and your responses to 3 other students’ postings by 11:55pm, ET, Sunday. You will also be required to answer a follow-up question from your instructor. The follow-up post is due the following Sunday by 11:55 pm, ET. The follow-up answer should be posted in the forum specifically set-aside for that.
Your initial response to the question should be between 250 – 300 words long. Include references and citations where necessary to ensure proper credit and documentation of your sources. You are welcome to include references in addition to the course textbook, just ensure that you use proper documentation.
Each of your responses to 3 of your classmates should be at least 100 words, not to include any citations/references. Please push yourself to go beyond a standard, “I liked your post” and try to select particular points/examples and discuss them further. It is also appropriate for you to provide your reflections, opinions, additional examples and information. Specific examples and references should include citations and footnotes.
1. Why can we say that technological innovation was just as significant in building American cities as it was in driving American industrialization?
2. Why was the American city not capable of doing a better job of protecting the environment and providing adequate housing for the poor?
3. What was Jim Crow? Would the answer to the previous question serve also to explain the establishment of Jim Crow in the South?
4. How do you account for the revival of the woman’s suffrage movement during the Progressive era?