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					                US History 2013
             Today’s Agenda (1/14)
 Old Business              New Business
    Historian’s Toolbox       Syllabus
    Skills Analysis           Guidelines for Source
     Worksheet                  Analysis
    Personal Course           Web Activity One
     Objectives                 Selections
    Introductions (name       Overview: Emergence of
     one objective)             Modern America
                               PPT: Rise of Big Business
                               Discussion: Visions of
                                Utopia
        The Historian’s Toolbox
 Materials
   Primary Sources
   Secondary Sources
 Process:
     Discovery
     Analysis
     Interpretation
     Communication
The Emergence of
 Modern America
 How Industrialization Affected
America in the Late 19th Century
Late   19th   Century Developments
 Changes:               Reactions:
   Industrialization      Labor Unions
   Urbanization            (Factory
   Immigration             Workers)
   Imperialism            Populist Party
                            (Farmers)
                           Social Gospel
                           Fundamentalism
           Cast of Characters
   Big Business
   Labor
   New Immigrants
   City Governments
   Farmers
   Political Leaders
   Religious Leaders
    How Do We Learn About All This?
   Textbook
   Primary Sources
   PowerPoint Presentations
   Lectures
   Discussions
Objective: To Answer This Question
 Follow-Up Activity: The Industrial Society:
  Outline a partial response (150-250
  words) to SLO 2: "… describe the impact
 of industrial growth on immigrant groups,
 urban life, and perceptions toward
 industrialists and unions.” Include your
 outline in Portfolio 1.
  What Do We Need to Know?
 How industrialization affected:
   Immigrants
   Urban Life (i.e., life in the cities)
   Industrialists themselves (and how
    people viewed them)
   Unions themselves (and how people
    viewed them)
 How Will We Collect Information?
 In installments
 The big question is always the same but
  the components will vary each day:
   The Industrial Society
   Toward an Urban Society    SUMMATION

   Political Alignments
 The Populist Party (SLO 3)
 Imperialism (SLO 4)

				
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