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Chapter 18: "Industry & Urban Growth"
Section 1: A New Industrial Revolution
- Steel and oil
- Inventors and Inventions
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
- Tenements/Settlement Houses
Section 4: The New Immigrants
- Push & Pull Factors
- Steerage/Immigrant Neighborhoods & Assimilation
Section 5: Education & Culture
- Compulsory Education
- American Writers-Mark Twain
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!!!