This interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on the Gilded Age in an engaging way! This resource covers robber barons & monopolies through McKinley’s presidency.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
These interactive notebooks are part of a larger BUNDLE of American History interactive notebooks & graphic organizers! Save 20% when you buy the bundle!
In this resource you will find…
• 23 graphic organizers: 21 with text on them, and 2 left blank for your own customization.
• 10 1/2 pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.
• Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.
• A cover page and table of contents is also included.
1. Key vocabulary – Gilded Age, half-breed, stalwart, Gospel of Wealth, bloody-shirt, tweed ring, crop-lien system, assembly line, trust, injunction, Social Darwinism, progressives
2. Important people – Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, George Washington Plunkitt, George Pullman, Eugene Debs, Frank Norris, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Thomas Nast
3. Transcontinental Railroad – route, Pacific Railroad Act, building the railroad, the workers, the golden spike
4. Steel Industry – Carnegie, U.S. Steel, Bethlehem Steel, Republic Steel
5. Robber barons & monopolies – robber baron, famous robber barons, monopolies, government regulation
6. Child labor – jobs, money, number of children, end of child labor
7. Labor unions – purpose, improvements, first unions, great railroad strike of 1877, homestead steel mill strike of 1892, Pullman strike of 1894
8. Gold vs. Silver – gold standard, problem with gold, banks, farmers, gold standard act
9. Immigration – old vs new immigration
10. Urban life – transportation, tenement housing, disease, sanitary conditions, crime
11. Rural life – homestead act, land cultivation, Grange Movement
12. The “New South” – rural society, race relations, model
13. Settling the West – after the Civil War, Native assimilation, Oklahoma land rush
14. Grant’s Presidency – reluctance, cabinet choices, reconstruction & civil rights, Indian peace policy, accomplishments, corruption, result
15. Haye’s Presidency – election, civil service reform, Indian policy, foreign affairs
16. Garfield’s Presidency – reforms, civil rights, foreign policy, assassination
17. Arthur’s Presidency – civil service reform, immigration, health
18. Cleveland’s Presidency – first & second term
19. Harrison’s Presidency – pensions, antitrust laws, civil rights, Indian policy, foreign policy, civil service reform
20. McKinley’s Presidency – Spanish-American War, territorial gain, pluralism, election of 1900, assassination
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