I can describe the growth of industry in the United States, & I can assess its impact on American society.
Critical Vocabulary: Andrew Carnegie, Bessemer Process, Vertical Integration, J.P. Morgan, United States Steel Corporation,
John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil Company, trust, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Herbert Spencer,Social Darwinism, Interstate Commerce Act, Interstate Commerce Commission, Sherman Anti-Trust Act, Wage Slaves, Commonwealth v. Hunt, National Labor Union, Contract Labor Law, Knights of Labor, Terence V. Powderly, Haymarket Square Riot, American Federation of Labor, Samuel Gompers, strike fund, Molly Maguires, Pinkerton Detective Agency, Great Railroad Strike of 1877, Homestead Strike, Henry C. Frick, Pullman Strike, Eugene V. Debs
- Background Question: Create Trading Cards for Samuel Gompers and Eugene V. Debs.
- Citizenship Question: How many years are there in one term of office for a U.S. President?
- Guided Instruction: The Growth of Industry
- Reflection Question: Why did some workers turn to socialism in this period?
Homework: The Age of Industry Reading