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: What is a monopoly? Why do you think the government prohibits monopolies today?
- Citizenship Question: How many years are there in one term of office for a U.S. President?
- Collaborative Learning: Monopoly Activity
- Reflection Question: List the categories your group used to create the properties on your Monopoly board. For example, all the red properties are named after business leaders.
Homework: The Age of Industry Reading