What major social problems faced the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century?

Answer one of the questions in a two page essay. 1. Compare Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson as representatives of two strains of national progressivism. Compare their political techniques, and their political, economic, and social goals and philosophies. Which of the two men was more conservative? More progressive? 2. What were the economic, social, and political goals of the progressive reformers? To what extent were they successful? 3. Compare the conditions of African Americans in the North and South during the Progressive Era. Compare the approaches of Booker T. Washington and W.E. B. Du Bois in dealing with those conditions. What were the attitudes of progressives toward the plight of African Americans? 4. What major social problems faced the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century? To what extent did the federal government attempt to address those problems?