Reforms in progressive era and 3 reforms with new deal that affected the welfare of americans or role of government in economy

Eric Foner writes that By 1916, the social ferment and political mobilizations of the Progressive era had given birth to a new American state(p. 573). Later, he writes that the New Deal Expanded the federal governments role in the American economyand in the general welfare of Americans.

In short, the role of the national government changed significantly during these two reform eras. Write an essay about how and why the role of government changed.

You should discuss two (2) particular Progressive Era reforms that significantly altered the role of the government in relation to the American economy and/or in relation to the welfare of Americans. What were these two reforms and what changes did they effect? [20 points]

You should discuss three (3) particular New Deal reforms that significantly altered the role of the government in relation to the American economy and/or in relation to the welfare of Americans. What were these three reforms and what changes did they effect? [60 points]