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)
(1) 4 Corners Participation: Benefits/Drawbacks of the Industrial Age (~10 points)
Assessments: Take Home Test ONLY! (~35 points)
- 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)