Industrialization (1865-1901): The Rise of Industry
Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards
Enduring Understanding: Economic systems shape relationships in society.
Essential Question: How did the United States become an industrialized society after the Civil War?
—various resources that enabled the United States to industrialize quickly.
—new technologies invented during this era and their inventors.
—how the spread of railroads changed the nation.
—leading railroad industrialists and evaluate their accomplishments.
—rise of large-scale businesses and their different forms of organization.
—key industrialists and financiers and what their role was in shaping the nationʻs economy.
—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)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#2)
…Production, Distribution and Consumption (#4, 6, 8)
…Science, Technology and Society (#1, 4, 6)
…Global Connections (#6)
The Rise of Industry
–Complete vocabulary via Google Classroom
–Discussion: What does a country need in order to successfully achieve industrialization?
–Whole class reading pp. 286-289 and discussion
…..Why was the United States successful at industrialization?
…..What effects do you think the growth of transportation would have had on the nationʻs economy? What about today?
—Go over Rise of Industries_Handout
…..How did the natural resources help the United States industrialize?
…..Which type of resource do you think was most important to industrialization?
…..Why wasnʻt petroleum an important natural resource in the 1800s?
…..Where are most of the worldʻs petroleum reserves found today?
…..What do you know about the political and economic conditions of countries in the Middle East?
…..What invention from this period has the most impact on your daily life?
…..How do these past inventions compare with todayʻs inventions? Are they comparable, or are we in an era of very different ideas and methods?
…How did individuals, inventors and entrepreneurs contribute to industrialization during this era?
…..How did laissez-faire ideas contribute to tremendous economic growth during this time period?
…..Which group of people might be likely to object to a totally laissez-faire economic policy?
—Complete Rise of Industries Political Cartoon_Handout
Homework: Finish handout; Current Event Worksheet #8 due Friday-topic to include jobs, immigration, business or Unions.