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AL-United States History II: TheIndustrial Revolution to the Present AScope and SequenceUnitLessonObjectivesIndustrialization and the Gilded AgeA New RevolutionDescribe the reasons the US became more industrialized after the Civil War.Identify the effects of the growth of America's railroads on business and settlement.Explain the demographic changes that resulted from industrialization.New American IndustriesIdentify examples of advancements and inventions that increased the safety, reliability, and effectiveness ofrailroads.Explain how the expansion of rail networks led to the growth of other industries, such as steel, coal, andmeatpacking.Trusts and Big BusinessExplain Carnegie’s vertical integration practices.Describe Rockefeller’s horizontal integration practices.Explain how monopolies and trusts reduced competition in the Gilded Age.Technology and Society in theIndustrial AgeDescribe the influence of Thomas Edison’s inventions on culture and society.Describe the advancements made in communications and transportation during the Industrial Age.Analyze how new inventions changed life during the Industrial Age.A Worker's LifeGeneralize the working conditions typically found in American factories during the Industrial Era.Explain the effect of industrialization with respect to women, children, and families.Explain the principles of mass production.Page 1 of 8
AL-United States History II: TheIndustrial Revolution to the Present AScope and SequenceUnitLessonObjectivesDescribe the excesses of the Gilded Age and the growing economic divide between the wealthy industrialists andthe average American worker.Labor and UnrestIdentify goals of labor unions during the 1800s.Identify examples of company and government tactics that slowed unions’ growth and stopped unions’effectiveness.Describe the events of the 1894 Pullman Strike, and explain its effects on the labor movement.New Immigration

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