Students read about how a company could become a corporation by horizontal or vertical integration in the Gilded Age. They answer 14 questions, create their own company and illustrate how it will become a corporation by either vertical or horizontal integration. This would be great for a sub and the answers are included where appropriate!
Sample questions from the first part of the activity include:
-What are the main goals of your corporation?
--In terms of resources, how do you acquire the land to obtain the raw materials you need?
--Are there any complications that could arise in maintaing your labor force?
--How do you maintain your horizontal integration of the market?
This pairs with the following items:
Industry Comes of Age Power Point
Advertisement for an Invention
Inventions Primary Source Reading and News Article Creative Writing Assignment
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