The American government struggled to keep up with the changes brought by the Industrial Age, and leaders of the Progressive Party introduced new government agencies and regulations. World War I exploded in Europe and America adopted neutrality until 1917 when they entered the war on the Allies’ side.
Websites for more resources:
Progressive Era A website page with information about the era, and helpful links to other sites
Progressive Era Wikipedia Article
National World War I Museum This website has information about visiting the museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as well as lesson plans, searchable databases, and on-line activities for students
Office of the Historian (America & WWI) A site with pages regarding America’s view of WWI and the events leading the nation into the war; also has information about America and the League of Nations.