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Map, Modern America 1865-1900
During this time period, America expanded and grew rapidly. As students create this map, they will analyze and reflect on these changes.
Focus Question: How did the Industrial Revolution and the railroad industry change “the map?”
This covers the time period of Reconstruction, Westward Expansion, Industrial Revolution, Immigration, Progressive Era, and the Gilded Age.
Note: The student samples that are provided are a variation on this assignment.