Unit #2 - The Gilded Age
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Unit #2 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #2/Six Weeks TEST
Review& Prepare for Unit #2/Six Weeks TEST
Monday, Sept. 11
Tuesday, Sept. 12
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Thursday, Sept. 14
Friday, Sept. 15
Monday, Sept. 18
Tuesday, Sept. 19
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Thursday, Sept. 21
Friday, Sept. 22
These two days will be used to review the
information and skills presented in this
unit and measure the objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
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Unit #2 - The Gilded Age
In Unit #1 students will study the Rise of Modern America.  They will investigate
the development of American industry.  The class will learn about important
people such as Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan and others
who helped shape modern America.  Students will also examine immigration,
corruption, as well as the social, political, and economic issues of the late 19th
and early 20th centuries.
Monday, Sept. 25
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Thursday, Sept. 28
Friday, Sept. 29
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
US.2 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. history from 1877 to the present.  The student is expected to:
    US.2B Identify the major eras in U.S. history from 1877 to the present and describe their defining characteristics.  Readiness Standard
US.3 History. The student understands the political, economic, and social changes in the United States from 1877 to 1898.  The student is expected to:
    US.3A Analyze political issues such as Indian policies, the growth of political machines, civil service reform, and the beginnings of Populism. Readiness Standard
    US.3B Analyze economic issues such as industrialization, the growth of railroads, the growth of labor unions...the rise of entrepreneurship, free enterprise, and the
                pros and cons of big business.  Readiness Standard
    US.3C Analyze social issues affecting women, minorities, children, immigrants, urbanization, the Social Gospel, and philanthropy of industrialists. Readiness Standard
    US.3D Describe the optimism of the many immigrants who sought a better life in America. Supporting Standard
US.13 Geography. The student understands the causes and effects of migration and immigration on American society. The student is expected to:
    US.13B Analyze the causes and effects of changing demographic patterns resulting from legal and illegal immigration to the United States. Readiness Standard
US.15 Economics. The student understands domestic and foreign issues related to U.S. economic growth from the 1870s to 1920. The student is expected to:
    US.15B Describe the changing relationship between the federal government and private business, including the costs and benefits of laissez-faire, anti-trust acts,
                  the Interstate Commerce Act, and the Pure Food and Drug Act. Readiness Standard
US.24 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of effective leadership in a constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
    US.24B Evaluate the contributions of significant political and social leaders in the United States such as Andrew Carnegie... Supporting Standard
US.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of science, technology, and the free enterprise system on the economic
development of the United States. The student is expected to:
    US.27A Explain the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations such as electric power, telephone and satellite communications, petroleum-based products,
                  steel production, and computers on the economic development of the United States. Readiness Standard
    US.27B Explain how specific needs result in scientific discoveries and technological innovations in agriculture, the military, and medicine including vaccines. Supporting Standard
US.28 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the influence of scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and the free enterprise system on the
standard of living in the   United States. The student is expected to:
    US.28A Analyze how scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and the application of these by the free enterprise system, including those in transportation and
                  communication, improve the standard of living in the United States.  Readiness Standard
Rise of Industry
Carnegie, Morgan, Rockefeller
Rich and Poor
Immigrants and Urban Growth
The Men Who Built America: Johnstown Flood
The Men Who Built America: Homestead Steel
The Men Who Built America: A Rivalry is Born
The Men Who Built America: Oil Strike
The Men Who Built America: Buying a President
Corruption and Politics
DBQ: The Philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie
DBQ Essay
Minorities: Separate But Equal?
Supreme Court Case
Plessy v. Ferguson
Supreme Court Case:
Plessy v. Ferguson
Inventions and New Technology
Reading: Ch 9-1
Reading Review
Reading: Ch 10-2
Reading: Ch 10-1
Reading: Ch 9-3/4
Reading: Ch 10-3
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading: Ch 11-3
Reading Review
The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Social Issue Analysis
Social Issue Analysis
Growth of the Cities
Child Labor
Growth of the Cities
Economic Issues Analysis
Economic Issues Analysis
Philanthropy and
the Gospel of Wealth
Triangle Factory Fire
Man Made Disasters
Gospel of Wealth
Inventions and New Technology
Making Connections
Corruption: Then & Now
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
ASVAB TESTING
The Men Who Built America: Carnegie
Read: Chapter 3-1
The Rise of Industry
Read: Chapter 3-4
Unions
Read: Chapter 3-3
Big Business
Read: Chapter 4-1
Immigration
Read: Chapter 4-2
Urbanization
Read: Chapter 4-3
Social Reform
Read: Chapter 4-4
Gilded Age Politics
Read: Chapter 4-5
Rise of Segregation
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