Chapter 31: Continuing Divisions and New Limits 1969-1980 The New Politics of Identity o Civil Rights movement, begun in a quest for equal rights & integration, splintered as many young AA turned away from tactics of nonviolence, rejected integration for
What did industrialized New England look like? What do we know about where people lived?
What jobs they worked? How society was divided? What was New England culture like? What
were regional characteristics at the time?
Book Response: Your response paper
From the Martha Ballard diary, I found it interesting how different the experience of having children
would have been in the colonial days. Childbirth during this time was dangerous and difficult and most
woman gave birth at home with the aid of a midwife
Journal Entry 10/30/16
Please describe Martha Ballard's life. What can you learn from her diary? What specific
phrases or words support your understanding? Please cite them directly. However, please
make sure to summarize, paraphrase, and expla
Identify a cemetery
The Mount Auburn Cemetery is located in between Cambridge and Watertown in Massachusetts. I pass
by it often on my way to work. It boasts a massive 174 acre estate and also serves as an arboretum. The
Mount Auburn Cemetery was built to
What can studying old headstones tell us about life in Early New England?
By studying old headstones we can view some of the cultural and religious changes of the times. An
example found on many early headstones is the winged death's head. Puritans did no
What motivated individuals to move from farmer to factory worker? Why were so many factory
workers in the early industrial period women?
Opportunity drove the change that motivated individuals to move away from the farm and into the
factory. With decreasi
What do you see as the key differences between rural New England and urban New England?
In other words - how did rural vs. urban New England experience the Industrial Revolution
With the Industrial Revolution, urban areas had an explosion of
The legacy of the Boston Tea Party can be seen through political and social uprising from the past and
present. The Boston Tea Party invokes a spirit of independent and self-reliance and freedom against
oppression. Many of the social movements of the 1960
What do these letters tell us about the economic development of New England as a whole
during the nineteenth century?
These letters give us a firsthand account of the changes that took place showing the economic growth of
New England. Working in a mill al
Farm to factory letters
I liked reading the letters because it gave you a first-hand account of some of the challenges
and changes that these women experienced when they left home. It must have been a big step
to move into the city to start a career with
I agree with Carp's argument as well since before the Boston Tea Party and the subsequent
Intolerable Acts these were insolated issues and they were not effecting the society at large.
Once the English government decided to put forth all of these acts and
Chapter 33: Global Bridges in the New Millennium: America since 1992 Social Strains & New Political Directions o Racial tensions had worsened; gulf between rich & poor grown more pronounced Violence in Los Angeles o South Central LA a riot, rebellion o Ju
Chapter 18: The Machine Age 1877-1920 Technology & the Triumph of Industrialism Thomas Edison believed that people had to organize & work purposefully to bring about new products Americans though of themselves as mechanical people willing to replace old t
Chapter 19: The Vitality & Turmoil of Urban Life 1877-1920 Growth of the Modern City Capital accumulated by urban mercantile enterprises fed industrial investment Increased opportunities in turn drew more people to cities; as workers & as consumers, they
Chapter 20: Gilded Age Politics 1877-1900 The Nature of Party Politics Politics served as a form of recreation Cultural- Political Alignments Political rivalry & party loyalty in part reflected American pluralism Different groups competed for power, wealt
Chapter 21: The Progressive Era 1895-1920 The Varied Progressive Impulse National Associations & Foreign Influences Many organizations became nationwide in scope & tried to shape public policy to meet their goals Included: professional associations, women
Chapter 22: The Quest for Empire 1865-1914 Imperial Dreams Exceptionalism, Nationalism, capitalism, Social Darwinism, & paternalistic attitude toward foreigners influenced American leaders Foreign Policy Elite o Foreign Policy Elite- opinion leaders in po
Chapter 23: Americans in the Great War 1914-1920 Precarious Neutrality Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, & Italy, & Triple Entente of Britain, France, & Russia Outbreak of the First World War o Slavic nation alists sought to enlarge Serbia, an
Chapter 24: the new Era 1920-1929 The big Business Triumphant New Economic Expansion o Electric energy o Factories using electric motors dominated industry, increasing productivity & sending thousands of steam engines to scrap heap o Produce new metal all
Chapter 27: The Second World War at Home and Abroad 1941-1945 The United States at War o Americas embargo of shipments to Japan & refusal to accept Japans expansionist policies had brought 2 nations to brink of war, & US was deeply involved in an undeclar
Chapter 28: The Cold War & American Globalism 1945-1961 From Allies to Adversaries o Political turmoil that many nations experienced after war spurred Soviet-American competition Decolonization o Financial constraints & nationalist rebellions forced imper
Chapter 32: Conservatism Revived 1980- 1992 o Reagan drew support from a wide variety of Americans: wealthy people, who liked his pro-business economic policies; religious New Right who sought creation of Gods America; white middle & working class America
Chapter 17: The Development of the West: 1877-1900 Economic Activities of Native Peoples Native Americans settled & developed West before other Americans migrated there Subsistence Cultures o Most Indians were participants & recipients in large scale flow