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 Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and J.P. Morgan.
- Guided Instruction: The Growth of Industry
- Reflection Question: How did a belief in laissez faire economics lead to the success of men such as Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and Carnegie?
Homework: The Age of Industry
Tentative Test Date: January 26