Industrialization: The Rise of Industries in the U.S. (1865-1901)
Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework
Enduring Understanding: Economic systems shape relationships in society.
Essential Question: How did the United States become and industrialized society after the Civil War?
Objections: Students will know…
—the various resources that enabled the United States to industrialize quickly.
—the new technologies invented during this era and their inventors.
—how the spread of railroads changed the nation.
—the leading railroad industrialists and evaluate their accomplishments.
—the rise of large-scale businesses and their different forms of organization.
—the key industrialists and financiers and what their role was in shaping the nationʻs economy.
—the changes in retail and the emergence of the advertising industry in the late nineteenth century.
—how industrialization changed working conditions in the United States.
—the rise of organized labor, and the reasons it failed to achieve its major goals.
—Time, Continuity, and Change (#6, #7)
—People, Places, and Environments (#1, #4)
—Individual Development and Identity (#2)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#4, #6, #8)
—Science, Technology, and Society (#1, #4, #6)
—Global Connections (#6)
Glory Assignment (10 minutes): Block 2 & Block 4only
The Civil War Exit Pass (20 minutes): Block 2 & Block 4 only
—Refer to link on e-mail
Industrialization (55 -70 minutes): The Rise of Industries in the U.S.
—Basic overview of Industrialization and its importance to the U.S.
—Go over groupings (refer to board in classroom)
—Go over small group discussion assignment(refer to Google Document shared by Mrs. Pico-Lilio)
—Small group discussions
—Whole group discussion