Michelle McGerr, A Fierce Discontent: Rise & Fall of the Progressive Movement in America 1870-1970, 2005.
You should write down the title of the book and the author’s name in the first sentence of the review. In the first paragraph of the paper you should explain what the author’s theme or themes were in writing the book. In the second paragraph of the paper you should say if in your opinion the author proved his/her point. Support your opinion with specific examples from the book. Did you like or dislike the book? Did the book enhance your knowledge of American History? Why or why not? Try to be as analytical as possible. You may provide a brief summary of the book but most of the paper should be based on your opinions. Describe some of the positives and negatives about the book.