The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real

The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
The Industrial Revolution: The Struggle is Real
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In this unit, students will learn about the struggles of African Americans, Immigrants, Native Americans and Women. For each group of people an informational reading and four biographies are provided. In addition, four leveled tasks are offered to support the following standards:

7.4.4.20.2: Analyze the consequences of economic transformation on migration, immigration, politics and public policy at the turn of the twentieth century.

7.4.4.20.4: Analyze the effects of racism and legalized segregation on American society, including the compromise of 1876, the rise of “Jim Crow”, immigration restriction, and the relocation of American Indian Tribes to reservations.

7.4.4.20.5: Describe the strategies used by suffragists in their campaigns to secure the right to vote; identify the Nineteenth Amendment.

1. African American Struggle for Justice
• LEVEL 1 Guiding Question: What were the effects of the compromise of 1876 on African Americans? TASK: Arrange events in chronological order
• LEVEL 2 Guiding Question: How did Jim Crow laws impact the lives of African Americans? TASK: Describe the effect of each law, identifying how it took away rights
• LEVEL 3 Guiding Question: How have African Americans fought for justice? TASK: Review the biographies and draw conclusions about the major accomplishments of each of the African American leaders. Make sure to provide evidence from their biographies.
• LEVEL 4 Guiding Question: What was the Great Migration? TASK: Connect with the text by reading the scenario, completing the chart and deciding whether or not to move north.

2. Immigrants Struggle in America
• LEVEL 1 Guiding Question: How did the U.S. change as a result of immigration from 1870 to 1920? TASK: Identify the answers to the prompt
• LEVEL 2 Guiding Question: How did the U.S. view immigrants? TASK: Review the biographies of George Frisbie Hoar, Prescott F. Hall, Robert Watchorn and Terrance V. Powderly and decide which men were in favor of immigration and which men were against it, then summarize your evidence
• LEVEL 3 Guiding Question: What was life like for immigrants? TASK: Compare and contrast Ellis and Angel Islands, identifying similarities and differences
• LEVEL 4 Guiding Question: What was the Chinese Exclusion Act? TASK: Connect with the text by reading the scenario, completing the chart and deciding whether to pass the Chinese Exclusions Act

3. Native Americans Struggle to Survive
• LEVEL 1 Guiding Question: What character traits helped Native American leaders survive?
• TASK: Choose one Native American leader and identify four character traits that helped the leader survive and provide support from their biography
• LEVEL 2 Guiding Question: Why were reservations created? TASK: Read the statements and distinguish between which are true (T) and which are false (F).
• LEVEL 3 Guiding Question: How did the lives of Native Americans change during the Industrial Revolution? TASK: Use at least ten terms from the list provided to answer the guiding question.
• LEVEL 4 Guiding Question: How did the Dawes Act impact Native Americans? TASK: Connect with the text by reading the scenario, completing the chart and deciding whether to pass the Dawes Act.

4. Women Struggle for the Right to Vote
• LEVEL 1 Guiding Question: How did the suffrage movement effect women? TASK: Use both the text and your own knowledge to answer why
• LEVEL 2 Guiding Question: What events and accomplishments led to women’s right to vote? TASK: Review information from the biographies and fill in the timeline, highlighting major events and accomplishments for each year
• LEVEL 3 Guiding Question: How did the suffrage movement effect the United States? TASK: Analyze the map and draw conclusions about the information presented
• LEVEL 4 Guiding Question: How did the U.S. view women’s rights? TASK: Connect with the text by reading the scenario, completing the chart and deciding whether to give women the right to vote
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