This Day in History
Monthly Archives: February 2017
REVIEW THE START OF WWI After the class intro, hopefully you have a decent idea about the origins of the Great War – The War to End All Wars – WORLD WAR I. Please review the material below to get … Continue reading
Should the United States have been an imperial nation? Let’s find out with some editorials – written and drawn! Here is the rubric! Overall target – I can evaluate American imperialism from multiple perspectives. I can develop an original editorial … Continue reading
WHEN SHOULD THE UNITED STATES GET INVOLVED IN THE AFFAIRS OF ANOTHER COUNTRY? Group 1 / Group 2 / Group 3 / Group 4 / Group 5 I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. … Continue reading
It’s target display time! Which will you choose – a DEEP DIVE or some BROAD STROKES? It’s up to you!
CLICK THE HEXAGONS!
As you have seen from our investigation of the Gilded Age, there was great of progress in the American economy, industry, urbanization, and immigration during the late 1800s early 1900s. However, progress comes with a price. Politics were controlled by the … Continue reading
Here’s what you experienced in your stroll through the big cities in the Gilded Age!
The growth of industry and the rise of cities involved a third key component – the great wave of immigration that arrived in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s. We will investigate this HUGE change in … Continue reading
Let’s go back in time, shall we? Imagine taking a stroll in one of the new big cities of the Northeast and upper Midwest in the late 1800s. You and a friend (maybe it’s an early Valentine … how romantic) … Continue reading
We have seen the side of the guys making the big bucks … but what about the men (and women and children) that were toiling in the factories during the age of industrial growth? Let’s find out … It’s the late … Continue reading