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Gilded Age Political Cartoon Assignment

Gilded Age Political Cartoon Assignment
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This download is designed to accompany the Unit described below, but can also be used as a stand-alone lesson.
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PART 1 - Capitalism vs. Communism (20 slides) including: background on Adam Smith and Karl Marx, a T-chart of both economic systems, several slides where students identify which phrase matches with which economic system, visuals, and more...

PART 2 - Industrialization (19 slides) including: major developments in oil, steel, railroads, electricity, and communication (Standard Oil, Bessemer Process, AC vs. DC, transcontinental RR, Morse code, telephones and telegraph and more)

PART 3 - Monopolies, Vertical/Horizontal Integration (19 slides) including: multiple modern examples of Vertical and Horizontal for students to determine and discuss, definitions, visuals and examples for monopoly, trust, cartel, vertical and horizontal consolidation and much more...

PART 4 - Robber Barons & Captains of Industry (36 slides) including: industrial info, robber baron vs. captain of industry info, numerous political cartoons and much more for: Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Ford, Rockefeller, Gould, Duke, Stanford, Morgan, and Weyerhäuser

PART 5 - Migration and Immigration (33 slides) including: Questions and scenes from American Tale (1986), Ellis Island (1984), examples of push and pull factors, urbanization, nativists (with link to Gangs of New York scene), maps, diagrams, charts, primary sources and much much more...

PART 6 - Progressivism & Populism (22 slides) including: matching quotes from Edward Bellamy, Upton Sinclair and Henry George to themes of the Gilded Age (Social Decay,
Immigration, Wealth Gap, Anti-Capitalism, Whistleblowing/Muckraking, Cynicism toward Owners) and more...

PART 7 - Social Darwinism, Social Gospel (19 slides) including: examples of drawings suggesting racial superiority, leading Social Darwinists (e.g. Sumner) and Social Gospel advocates (Moody, Sunday) and much more...
Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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