Unit 6 (1865-1898) The Industrial Age

  • Unit 6 Key Concepts (Period: 1865-1898): 

    Key Concept 6.1 — Technological advances, large-scale production methods, and the opening of new markets encouraged the rise of industrial capitalism in the United States.

     

    Key Concept 6.2 — The migrations that accompanied industrialization transformed both urban and rural areas of the United States and caused dramatic social and cultural change.

     

    Key Concept 6.3 — The Gilded Age produced new cultural and intellectual movements, public reform efforts, and political debates over economic and social policies. 

     

     

    Chapters in Text: 23-26

    Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Robber Barons or Rebels? chapter

    Primary Sources (photocopies)

     

    Quarterly Assessments:

    Classwork: 

    (1) 4 Corners Participation: Benefits/Drawbacks of the Industrial Age (~10 points)

     

    Assessments: Take Home Test ONLY!  (~35 points)

     

     

    **Extra Credit: 

    1. There will no Extra Credit offered for this unit. 

     

     

     

     



    Files Attached  (See File Pop-Out Below)

     Chapter 23 Outline  (See File Pop-Out Below)

     

     Chapter 24 Outline  (See File Pop-Out Below)

     

     Chapter 26 Outline  (See File Pop-Out Below)

     

     

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