World History II- Meyers Name_______________________________ Enduring Understandings: 1877-Present EU#1: The United States has gradually become a global superpower. EU#2: Technological changes, demographic changes, and the changing role of government have shaped American society. EU#3: The principle of self-determination has shaped World History. EU#4: Increasing global interconnectedness has produced conflict and cooperation. Unit 1: The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era Essential Questions 1. What was the impact of industrialization and urbanization on American society? 2. What were the goals of the Progressives? 3. What methods did Progressives reformers use to try and achieve those goals? 4. To what extent were Progressive reformers successful in achieving their goals? 5. How did the role of government change during the Progressive Era? Essential Skill Evaluating Sources and Writing Essential Vocabulary Gilded Age, Industrialism. Urbanization, Progressivism, Socialism, Capitalism, Social Darwinism, Liberalism, Conservatism, Anarchism, Suffrage, Immigration, Democracy, Nativism, Big Business Unit Exam 60%- Multiple Choice, True / False, Matching 40%- Essay (chosen from one of our EQ’s) 100 Points Syllabus for Unit 1 Date Wednesday, 8-12 Thursday, 8-13 Friday, 8-14 Monday, 8-17 Tuesday, 8-18 Topic Welcome and Introductions Debrief HW, Introduce Teacher and Course Enduring Understandings 1 and 2 Enduring Understandings 3 and 4 Gilded Age: Industrialization and Urbanization Wednesday, 8-19 The Rise of the West Thursday, 8-20 The Rise of Industry Friday, 8-21 Monday, 8-24 The Rise of the City The Rise of the City Chicago 1900 The Rise of Labor Chicago 1900 Tuesday, 8-25 Wednesday, 8-26 Introduction to the Progressives (Goals) Thursday, 8-27 Friday, 8-28 Monday, 8-31 Introduction to the Progressives (Methods) PD Day: No School Progressives Address Urban Problems Tuesday, 9-1 Wednesday, 9-2 Thursday, 9-3 Friday, 9-4 Monday, 9-7 Tuesday, 9-8 Wednesday, 9-9 Political Corruption and a Changing Govn’t Reform or Revolution? Race, Class, Age, and Gender Progressives Report Card, Essay Prep Labor Day: No School! Review Game Exam Homework Personal History Email None! Gilded Age Intro (The Jungle) Reading: The Railroads Purpose: How did the railroads change America? Reading: Big Business Purpose: What were the causes of the rise of “big business?” Reading: Urbanization Purpose: Why were so many people moving to the city? None! Reading: Knights of Labor /Anarchism Purpose: TBA Reading: Progressives Intro Purpose: Who were the Progressives and what were they trying to change? Crash Course Progressives Overview (Go to my Youtube channel) None! None! “Honest Graft” Purpose: Was George W. Plunkitt opportunistic or corrupt? Dubois vs. Washington Dubois vs. Washington Progressives Report Card Study for Exam! Study for Exam! Study for Exam! None!