Talking To or Talking Past Each Other? Woodrow Wilson, the Society of American Indians, and Progressive Era Iowa

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This site provides an analysis of Progressive Era ideals and the role of the state of Iowa in the furthering of “Progressivism.” This site contains President Woodrow Wilson’s “Address at Sioux City, Iowa”, the American Indian Magazine, which includes the Society of American Indians Cedar Rapids Conference, a critical comparison pertaining to the previous two topics, as well as discussion questions on the individual subjects.


This site was created by Aaron Nash, Jordan Reinders, Jenna Ripke, and Cassandra Westpfahl, all of Northwestern College, Orange City, IA. Creating such a site was a course assignment in Dr. Douglas Firth Anderson’s His240, Spring 2014 semester, first half course, The Progressive Era and Reform.