Gilded Age and American Imperialism

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Feb 3rd to 7th

Building Background Knowledge

Chapters 14,  15, 16, 18

Main Topics:

 

Gilded Age Businesses and Tycoons

 

Gilded Age Politics (corruption)

 

Development of Labor Unions

 

Development of modern cities

 

Yellow Journalism

 

Spanish-American War

 

Philippian-American War

1. Setup of this unit

- Week 1 BK Info

= Week 2 Primary Source Assessments

 

2. Primary Source PowerPoint and  Handout 

 

 3. The Project and Picking Partners and topics 

 

Industrial Economy

Crash Course Industrial Economy

 

Kurth Steel Game

 

 

Politics

1. What do you think of when you hear Political Machine? 2. What is corruption? Examples

3. Discussion

4. Crash Course Gilded Age Politics

 

Research Notes Due

Work Day in the LMC

Development of Cities

America Story of U.S.- Cities with  Questions  

American Imperialism

Notes on Imperialism and Spanish- American War Chart

 

Crash Course Imperialism

Feb 10th to 14th

Primary Source Week!

Gilded Age Business and Labor

 

Standard Oil/Rockefeller

1- Presentation

2- Primary Source

 

 

1877 RR Strike

3- Presentation

4- Primary Source

5- Go over the Primary Sources if time

Gilded Age Labor Continued and City Life

 

Haymarket Affair

1- Presentation

2- Primary Source

 

Jacob Riis Photography

3. Presentation

4- Primary Source

5- Go over the Primary Sources if time

Late Start

Gilded Age Politics

Ulysses S. Grant Corrupt Administration

1- Presentation

2- Primary Source

3- Go over the primary source if time

American Imperialism

 

USS- Maine and Spanish-American relations

1- Presentation

2- Primary Source

 

Philippian- American War

3- Presentation

4- Primary Source

5- Go over primary source if time

Half Day

Yellow Journalism and public sentiment towards imperialism

1- Presentation

2- Primary Source

3- Go over primary source if time