Monthly Archives: February 2020

Advice for President Wilson – LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR MARCH 2/3

SHOULD THE US GET INVOLVED IN THE GREAT WAR? War broke out in Europe in 1914, with the entire continent being affected by the “war to end all wars.” The United States did not get involved militarily until 1917, however. … Continue reading

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WANT SOME ORIGINS OF WWI INFO?

After the class intro, hopefully you have a basic idea about the origins of the Great War – The War to End All Wars – WORLD WAR I.  You can review the material below to get a better understanding about the long … Continue reading

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TEST PREPARATION – IMPERIALISM AND WWI!

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IMPERIALISM DEBATE – In the 50s in March!

I can discuss the the positives and negatives of American imperialism at the turn of the century. I can successfully and effectively prepare for and participate in an academic discussion. How do you hit these targets (and learn a ton … Continue reading

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IMPERIALISM – Learning Experience for February 25/26

I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. While the US was pushing for reform at home, the country was also expanding abroad in the era of IMPERIALISM.  Was American imperialism right or wrong?  That’s … Continue reading

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PREPARATION FOR FEB 19/20 – Here Come the Progressives!

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

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The Rising Tide of Immigration – Learning experience for Feb 17/18

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. You will investigate this HUGE change in … Continue reading

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The Rise of Organized Labor – Learning Experience for Feb 13/17

We have seen the side of the rich 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 … Continue reading

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HISTORY SOMETIMES RHYMES …

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Strolling through the Cities of the Gilded Age

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

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