Rise in Big Business and Labor Unions
My test is on:
1. Why was this time period considered Gilded?
2. What ingredients were needed to fuel the growth
of the industrial revolution and result in the
rise of big businesses?
Evidence that Reconstruction was
successful in securing equality for
Fighting for the 19th Amendment
Your task is to create an image that illustrates the fight for Womens
Suffrage. You can choose any issue, challenge, tactic, or approach that
you would like, as long as it is historically accurate. Consider the way
THE U.S. ON THE WORLD STAGE: World War I
Answer the following Focus Questions usingreadings/wkstsfromtheunit.
The moredetailedyou arethebetterpreparedfor theassessment
you will be!
1. WhatdrewtheUnitedStatesoutof a policy of neutralityandinto
Test on Gilded Age:
Format- You will work in groups of two-three (chosen by you and reported to Mrs. B on
Thursday 1/31 to be written down, if you are absent on Friday 2/1 then you will work
alone all parts)
Open Response (group) Answer 2-3 questions
Labor Organization During the Gilded Age
In-class we addressed the below question. Study the notes you took to the below prompt
and the typed notes below it.
How did labor respond to the growing power of corporations and to what extent were
The Emergence of Political Machines:
Using your notes work individually to review information and be prepared to share your
1- Explain how political machines operate. Be sure to describe hierarchy.
2- How were immigrants used as poli
-Large numbers of Chinese begin
arriving to the West coast in the
1840s and 1850s
Chinese were major
contributors to the construction
of the Transcontinental railroad
They worked for longer
hours/lower wages and
consequently drove wages
Annex the Philippines
Expand world markets
Acquire raw materials
Spread Christian ideals
Competition with Germany
White mans burden- need to civilize
Need to bring civilization (schools,
Strategic location- naval basesproximit
U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America
Goal: Characterize U.S. foreign policy in Latin America during the Progressive Era. You
may create either a mathematic equation to capture how the United States exerted its
influence in this region.
Did the New Deal promote or hinder American Ideals?
6-Point Term Assignment
Gather information from your assigned reading and create a sign that addresses the above
Guidelines for your sign:
1. Computer generated
2. Must have color