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Aim all classes: Sachem District wide Unit Exam Review Today

Review Sheet for District Exam on Unit1: Reconstruction and the Western Frontier (1858-1896)

Unit One Formative Assessment

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All Classes District wide Unit Exam: Unit 1: Reconstruction and the Western Frontier (1858-1896)

 

Honors Review Sheet Unit 1 District Exam

Regents Review Sheet Unit 1 District Exam

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Unit: The Birth of Modern America and the Growth of Industry.
Aim: Railroads and other Inventions Lead the Way

Smart Notebook Railroads Lead the Way

Railroads Google Presentation

Railroads stimulate the economy and other industries.
Railroad Barons and Monopolies
Pools and Trusts
The Growth of Western Cities
Changes in communication. The telegraph and telephone.

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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production. (research day)

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the essential questions handout #1 due Friday 10/5

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the homework essay assignment based on this reading. Secondary Source Reading: Excerpt: Engines of Change by Paul Ingrassia Due Tuesday 10/9

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Henry Ford Model T Research Project. Due Tuesday 10/9

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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production.

Inventions Power Point

Google Presentation on Inventions

Chapter 19 American Journey

Thomas Edison and the Electric Light bulb Video

Frankenstein Movie 1910 Edison

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No School

Columbus Day

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Aim: The Economics of the Growth of Big Business.

Factors of Production
stock, shareholders.
Profits and dividends
Stockbrokers / Stock Exchange
Banks, loans, interest rates
Installment Loans
Supply and Demand
Tradional, Command and Free Market (Free Enenterprise and Capitalism) Socialism Communism

Economic Vocabulary Worksheet

Basic Economics Worksheet

Economics and Economic Systems Google Presentation

Economic Systems Chart

Video: How the Stock Market Works

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the essential questions handout 2. Due Wednesday 10/10

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Aim: Big Business leads to the Growth of Industry.

Case Study: John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Company

John D Rockefeller Video

The Standard Oil Trust
Vertical Integration
Horizontal Integration
Raising Capital: Corporations
Monopolies and Trusts
Laissez-faire capitalism

Standard Oil Political Cartoons

Regents Classes Homework: Read the assigned pages and complete the homework handout. Due Friday 10/12

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Aim: Big Business leads to the Growth of Industry

Case Study: Andrew Carnegie And John D. Rockefeller. Captains of Industry or Robber Barons?

Rockefeller Carnegie Video

The Robber Barons Video

Government Regulation:
The Sherman Antitrust Act

The Interstate Commerce Act

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the essential questions handout 3. Due Friday 10/12

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Aim: Industiral Workers at the turn of the 20th Century.

Child Labor Google Presentation

Case Study: Child Labor and the Photographs of Lewis Hines

Online Archive of the Photographs of Lewis Hines

National Archives Photos

Early Labor Unions Videos

Labor Unions Video

The Nights of Labor
The AFL (American Federation of Labor)
Samuel Gompers
Collective Bargaining

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the essential questions handout 4. Due Wednesday 10/17

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Aim: How did unions look to fix the problems of industrial workers at the turn of the 20th Century?

Women and Unions
The ILGWU (International Ladies Garment Workers Union)

History of US: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Video

Shirtwaist Factory Music Video

Triangle Shirtwasit Factory Fire Video

Positive Results of Triangle Fire

Socialism Video and Anarchists.

Unions Act and Strike
Case Study: The Haymarket Riot Video Part 1. Part 2

The First Labor Day And The Pullman Strike Video Government sides with big business.

Regents Classes Homework: Read the assigned pages and complete the homework handout. Due Wednesday 10/17

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All Classes Field Trip to Ellis Island

 

Ellis Island Passenger Search. See if you have ancestors who made the voyage to America through Ellis Island.

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Aim: Toward an Urban America. The New Immigrants

New Immigrants vs. Old Immigrants
Cultural differences of the New Immigrants
Push and Pull Factors
Entering America. Ellis Island and Angel Island

Immigration Google Presentation

The Statue of Liberty Video

Selected Reading: Emma Lazarus The New Colossus

Emma Lazarus The New Colossus Video

Coming to America: NY's Immigrants Video

Immigration Through Ellis Island Video

 


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Aim: The Immigrant Experience in America

Finding Work and Sweatshops
Assimilation
Building Immigrant Communities
China Town and Little Italy

Honors Classes Homework: Test Review Sheet Unit 2 district wide Marker Exam. Due Tuesday 10/23

Regents Classes Homework: Test Review Sheet Unit 2 district wide Marker Exam. Due Tuesday 10/22

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Aim: Nativist backlash against the New Immigrants.

 

The Nativist Movement
The Chinese Exclusion Act
The Immigration Act of 1917

Nativist Political Cartoons

Review Video: The American Industrial Revolution

Honors Classes Homework: Essential Questions Homework 1 Moving to the City Due Thursday 10/25

Regents Classes Homework: Essential Questions Homework 1 An Age of Cities. Due Thursday 10/25

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Aim all Classes: How to Use Castle Learning

Castle Learning Sign Up for Students. Room 309

Formative assessment Unit 2 taken on Castle Learning

 

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Aim: Review of the Unit 2 District wide Marker Exam
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Unit 2 District wide Marker Exam

 

 

Honors Classes Homework: Essential Questions 2. The Progressive Movement Due Thursday 10/25

Regents Classes Homework: Gilded Age Reforms Worksheet. Due Thursday 10/25



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Unit Three. Aim: How did Industrialization lead to Urbanization? Moving to the Cities.

Urbanization Google Presentation

Mr. Meehan

Jacob Riis How the Other Half Lives Video

NY Times Slideshow the Photos of Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis Handout

Mark Twain The Gilded Age
Health and Crime problems

Jane Addams, Hull House Video
Settlement Houses
Trolly Cars and Subways
Engineering the Brooklyn Bridge



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Aim: How did the Progressive Movement looked to fix the problems caused by industrialization?

The Spoils System 
Merit, Civil Service Commission 
The Pendelton Act
The Interstate Commerce Act
The Sherman Antitrust Act
Political Bosses (Boss Tweed)
Thomas Nast & Political Cartoons

Boss Tweed Video Ken Burns

Boss Tweed Google Presentation

Boss Tweed Political Cartoon Handout

Honors Classes Homework: Essential Questions 3. The Progressive Movement Due Wednesday 11/07

Regents Classes Homework: The Progressive Movement Worksheet. Due Wednesday 11/07

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