Oct. 12 & 13- Answer questions at the bottom of the Alabama Immigration Law page, in your notebook.
Oct 10 & 11 - reminder: buy a 100 page spiral binder
What are three different purposes for public education? Which do you think is most important?
What were educational reformers concerned would happen if students did not have a proper education?
In the beginning of the school movement, how long did students have to attend school?
What subjects did the first schools emphasize?
Table: Between 1870 and 1920 how much did the school population rise?
Table: How much did illiteracy decline?
What were some major problems with the first schools?
Were black students given equal opportunities in education?
Why were high schools started?
What courses did high schools include?
Were immigrants encouraged to go to school?
Why did many Catholic communities set up their own schools?
What device did Thomas Edison believe would change schools forever?
Sept. 26 & 27
Read pp. 416-420
How did the following two factors contribute to
the rise of railroads: treatment of workers; lack of government regulations.
George M. Pullman
Munn v. Illinois
Interstate Commerce Act
Read pp. 421-425
Were John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie
good or bad for America?
Do you agree or disagree with the principles of
Social Darwinism? Why?
What role do you think the government should
play in the regulation of industry?
Select one of
the 13 vocabulary terms and create either a political cartoon or picture word.
Read pp. 380-87; answer questions 3,4.
Define the following terms:
George A. Custer
Sept. 12 and 13
Complete the short essay assignment by Sept. 19 and 20.