Use material from Pacific Eldorado, Chapter 9 and at least two outside resources to to write an essay arguing whether the Progressive Movement was significant to the history of California.

History in Court The history of politics and government in California has been a story of constant efforts to make government, starting at the most local level, more responsive to the people it serves. The most significant period of reform in California was the Progressive Era, commencing with Hiram Johnson’s election as governor in 1910. … Read more