Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican, and Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, had similar domestic policy objectives on the first two decades of the twentieth century. The program was called Progressivism, and its ultimate goal was to clean up corruption in all phases of government and economic spheres, thus giving the workingman a better chance to advance. Explain the programs of these two men, the specific legislation they championed, and their motivations in doing so.
Why was World War I called the Great War? What were the origins of the war in Europe, and what factors forced the United States to enter the war in 1917 after three years of neutrality?