The Men Who Built America - Episode 8: "The New Machine" - Henry Ford

The Men Who Built America - Episode 8: "The New Machine" - Henry Ford
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This is a viewing guide for the eighth (and final) episode of the History Channel's miniseries The Men Who Built America. The episode is called "The New Machine."

The Men Who Built America is a great series for a discussion of Gilded Age entrepreneurs. The series reveals the personalities behind the moguls, giving a decent background regarding their attitudes and approaches. Additionally, it elucidates the techniques they used to rise to prominence and fits them into their larger socio-historical context (don't worry - I don't use words like that in guides intended for high schoolers!). This episode focuses on Henry Ford, but also includes a great description of how Progressive-era policies helped end the era of the great monopolists.

The viewing guide contains fourteen questions to be completed by the students while they watch the video. Questions are designed to be approachable by both advanced and struggling students. After watching, students can complete an additional question to activate their higher order thinking skills (you could delete this question if you wished).

I sell viewing guides for each episode in the series for 99 cents each. You could purchase them all together for $5.99 (about $2.00 cheaper overall) at the following URL:
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