A bundle of 7 reading assignments about the rise of American industry, the transcontinental railroad, canals, inventors and inventions, the “women’s sphere”, and much more. See the preview slide for a complete listing. Includes a crossword puzzle based on terms from the readings. A great way to introduce the subject. The reading comes from a really great website, ushistory.org, under their free textbook tab. The information presented is theirs, I made up the questions. This can be done as a web quest assignment using the site. Perfect as a supplement, or as a textbook replacement! Also great as a Sub Assignment. MS Word for easy editing.