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Unit 6: The Industrial Revolution



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Unit 6 Understanding Goals
 
What changes did the United States experience during the Industrial Revolution?
Is it accurate to use the phrase "industrial warfare" when describing business-labor relations in the late 1800s?
What strategies can I use when writing a DBQ? 

 
 
Lesson #1 The Industrial Revolution  (2/10)


UG: How did the American economy change during the Industrial revolution?
 
                   Industrial Revolution Chart 
 
HW: None 
 
 
Lesson #2 Robber Barons vs. Captains of Industry (2/11)


UG: What is the difference between a robber baron and a captain of industry?
 
                   Business Leaders Chart 
                   Local Industry Photographs
                   
 
HW: Vocab Cards: Industrial Revolution, robber baron, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan 
 
Lesson #3 Philosophies of Industrialists (2/12)


UG: How did the philosophies of laissez-faire, Social Darwinism, and the Gospel of Wealth similar and different in the way they viewed the poor?
 
Materials:
HW: Vocab Cards: Social Darwinism, Gospel of Wealth, laissez faire, philanthropy
 
Lesson #4 Business Strategies (2/13)


UG: How and why did business leaders form monopolies in the late 1800s?
 
Materials:
HW: Complete vocab cards corporation, capitalism, trust, horizontal integration, vertical integration
 
Lesson #5 Strike! 


 
Lesson #6 Labor Unions (2/20)

UG: How successful were early labor unions? 
 
Materials:
 
Lesson #7 Labor Disputes (2/21)


UG: How successful were labor strikes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?
 
Materials:
HW: Complete Study Guide on pgs. 20-21, All Vocabulary Cards are due on Monday
 
Lesson #8 Industrial Revolution Review and Quiz (2/24)


UG: To review and assess Unit 6 skills and concepts
 
Materials:
  • Industrial Revolution Quiz
HW: None
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