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     Chapter 18: "Industry & Urban Growth" 

    Section 1: A New Industrial Revolution

    • Steel and oil
    • Inventors and Inventions
    • Transportation

    Section 2: Big Business & Organized Labor

    • Corporations & stocks
    • John D. Rockefeller/Andrew Carnegie/JP Morgan
    • Monopolies & Trusts
    • Labor Unions (Knights of Labor/American Federation of Labor)
    • Labor Unrest-The Violent Strikes

    Section 3: Cities Grow & Change

    • Urbanization
    • Tenements/Settlement Houses

    Section 4: The New Immigrants

    • Push & Pull Factors
    • Steerage/Immigrant Neighborhoods & Assimilation
    • Nativism

    Section 5: Education & Culture

    • Compulsory Education
    • American Writers-Mark Twain
    • Newspapers

     

    Week of 1/7/19-1/11/19

    Monday: Chapter 18 section 2 The Great Strikes (Haymarket, Homestead, & Pullman)

    Tuesday: Chapter 18 section 2 (con't). Begin section 3 "Urbanization"

    Wednesday: Chapter 18 section 4 "Immigration"

    Thursday: Chapter 18 section 5 "Education & Culture"

    Friday: Chapter 18 Wrap Up. Distribute Chapter 18 study guide

     

     

     The Chapter 18 Test will be on January 17th & 22nd for periods 1 and 2 ONLY!!!!

     

    ...and for periods 5, 6, & 7 on Friday January 18th and Tuesday January 22nd!!!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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