United States History
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Unit 1 The Nation's Beginings Prehistory-1824
Essential Questions for Unit 1
Unit 2 Manifest Destiny, Civil War & Reconstruction, 1800-1877
POLITICAL CARTOON ANALYSIS
Unit 3 The Development of Industrial America, 1870-1914
Unit 4 The Progressive Era 1890-1920
Essential Questions for Unit 4
PROGRESIVE PRESIDENT ACTIVITY
IRON JAWED ANGELS
Unit 5 An Emerging World Power 1890-1917
Essential Questions for Unit 5
Unit 6 World War and Beyond, 1914-1920
Essential Questions for Unit 6
Unit 7 The Twenties, 1919-1929
Essential Questions for Unit 7
Crash Course US History #1 The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards
Crash Course US History #2 When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
Crash Course #3 Native Americans and the English
Crash Course US History #4 : The Quakers, the Dutch and the Ladies
Crash Course US History # 5 The Seven Years War & the Great Awakening
Crash Course US History #6 Taxes & Smuggling, Prelude to Revolution
Crash Course US History #7 Who Won the American Revolution?
Crash Course US History #8: The Constitution, Articles and Federalism
Crash Course US History # 9: Where US Politics came from
Crash Course US History # 10 Thomas Jefferson and his Democracy
Crash Course US History # 11 The War of 1812
Crash Course US History # 12 The Market Revolution
Crash Course US History #13 Slavery
Crash Course US History # 14 The Age of Jackson
Crash Course US History #15 19th Century Reforms
Crash Course US History #16 Women of the 19th Century
Crash Course US History #17 War and Expansion
Crash Course US History #18: The Election 1860
Crash Course US History #19: Battles of the Civil War
Crash Course US History # 20 The Civil War Part I
Crash Course US History #21: Civil War Part II
Crash Course US History #22: Reconstruction and 1876
Crash Course US History #23: Industrial Economy
Crash Course US History #24: Westward Expansion
Crash Course US History # 26 Gilded Age Politics
Crash Course US History 27: The Progressive Era
Illustrated Timeline Project
History Crime Scenes
Crash Course US History 27:
The Progressive Era
1. If the Gilded Age was a period where people noted that there were societal problems, what did people do in the Progressive Age?
2. What were the progressives most concerned about in a capitalist society?
3. Large, monopolistic, industrial combinations were called what?
4. What is a form of journalism, where the dirt of society was shown to the people?
5. Who is the author of the MYSTERY DOCUMENT?
6. What was the name of the book from where this document came?
7. What 2 Acts did the Jungle lead to?
8. Writing about problems was not new but what was?
9. Since workers did not have twitter, what did they have to organize in order to be heard?
10. In 1914, what was the average that Ford paid his workers a day?
11. Most business owners, including Ford were anti- what?
12. The ‘Wobblies’ or the Industrial Workers of the World, were what kind of political group?
13. The dangerous accumulation of wealth was thought to be cured by what?
14. What were some of the ‘new-fangled devices’ of the mass-consumer society?
You should have 4 new products listed
15. What are you allowed to do in advertising?
16. The method of ‘scientifically’ improving efficiency, which was known as Taylorism made its way to what type of institution?
17. Social legislation was more successful at what level?
18. What is the process of allowing voters to put issues directly on the ballot and voting on them at the time of elections?
19. How were immigrants shut out of the political process?
20. Voter suppression led to what percentage of eligible voters actually voting?
21. Other than literacy requirements, some southern states also charged what?
22. What is the Supreme Court decision of 1896 which made segregation legal?
Brown v. the Board of Education
Plessy v. Ferguson
The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes
23. So this then allowed for 2 of everything which could be separate and what (which is where the discrimination is evident)?
24. What former slave was striving to improve the lives of African Americans?
25. What did he emphasize for African Americans to be successful?
26. What organization did W. E. B. DuBois help found?
27. What tactics of the progressives do we use today to try to change social issues?
There should be 3 activities
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