APUSH Period 6
HW: Due Monday, Jan. 30.
Read the "Industrialism" packet above. Answer the essay question below using 30 of the vocabulary words at the end of the packet. Highlight each of the words you use.
Industrialists such as Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Morgan were controversial because of their vast wealth. Should these industrialists (and other major industrialists of the era) be labeled “Robber Barons” or “Captains of Industry?” Justify your opinion with concrete facts.
Answer the following questions after watching the video. Use information from the video and the Industrialism packet. Be specific.
1. What factors encouraged American economic growth in the decades after the Civil War?
2. How did workers fare in the new industrial America?
3. Could workers have improved their working conditions without organizing labor unions?
4. How did industrialization bring both positive and negative changes?
DBQ: Read and analyze the documents (15 minutes suggested reading time). Respond to the DBQ prompt using 7 of the documents. Write your response in your notebook. Do NOT write for more than 30 minutes. Set a timer! Refer to the grading rubric in the document below (pages 2-4, total of 7 possible points).
HW: The West in the Gilded Age- Questions
Please complete in your Learning Journal.
DBQ: The Farmer's Revolt