Industrialization and Progressivism

Test Date: Thursday, Sept 24th

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Standards for this Unit

11.2 Students analyze the relationship among the rise of industrialization, large-scale rural-to-urban migration, and massive immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe.

  1. Know the effects of industrialization on living and working conditions, including the portrayal of working conditions and food safety in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle.
  1. Describe the changing landscape, including the growth of cities linked by industry and trade, and the development of cities divided according to race, ethnicity, and class.
  2. Trace the effect of the Americanization movement.
  3. Analyze the effect of urban political machines and responses to them by immigrants and middle-class reformers.
  4. Discuss corporate mergers that produced trusts and cartels and the economic and political policies of industrial leaders.
  5. Trace the economic development of the United States and its emergence as a major industrial power, including its gains from trade and the advantages of its physical geography.
  6. Analyze the similarities and differences between the ideologies of Social Darwinism and Social Gospel (e.g., using biographies of William Graham Sumner, Billy Sunday, Dwight L. Moody).
  7. Examine the effect of political programs and activities of Populists.
  8. Understand the effect of political programs and activities of the Progressives (e.g., federal regulation of railroad transport, Children's Bureau, the Sixteenth Amendment, Theodore Roosevelt).