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Posted by jellybeam on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 6:50pm.

Module 4: Topics and Objectives

Industrialization, Immigration, the American West, and the Progressive Era

Describe and evaluate the Industrial Revolution and its social, political, economic, and cultural impacts on Americans.

Describe and examine the migration and urbanization that took place during the late 19th century.

Describe and analyze the conquest of the American West, including the displacement of the Native American tribes.

Discuss and examine the causes and consequences of the Progressive Movement and evaluate its legacy to American history.

Describe and examine the evolution of America becoming a world power.

Describe and analyze the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt and evaluate his legacy to American history.

Module 4: Assignments

1) Individual:

a) Timeline Part II

i) Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American history from the development of Sectionalism in the early 1800s through the end of the Progressive Era in the early 1900s.

ii) Include the following in your descriptive analysis:

(1) The evolution of the institution of slavery from the Colonial Period to the 1860s.

(2) The socio-cultural impact of the Abolitionist Movement including:

(a) The effect of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

(b) The Kansas-Nebraska Act

(c) The Compromise of 1850

(d) The Underground Railroad

(3) The evolution of Sectionalism and Southern Succession and their connection to the theme of "individualism".

(4) The causes and consequences of the Civil War.

(5) The phases of the Reconstruction Era and its legacy to U.S. history.

(6) The conquest of the West, including the "displacement" of the Native American tribes.

(7) The socio-economic impact of the rise of industry in the U.S during the post-Civil War years, including the rise of labor unions.

(8) The socio-cultural and economic impact of the mass immigration to the U.S. in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

(9) The socio-cultural impact of the Progressive Movement and its legacy to American history.

(10) Imperialism and America's rise to power.

(11) The causes and consequences of the Spanish-American War of 1898.

(12) The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt.

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