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HOMEWORK

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
questions 467-469
467
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?

468
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?

469
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

 

Answer:

1.     How did the following two factors contribute to the rise of railroads: treatment of workers; lack of government regulations.

 

Define Vocabulary

 

1.     George M. Pullman

2.     Credit Mobilier

3.     Munn v. Illinois

4.     Interstate Commerce Act

 

 

Read pp. 421-425

Answer:

2.     Were John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie good or bad for America?

3.     Do you agree or disagree with the principles of Social Darwinism? Why?

4.     What role do you think the government should play in the regulation of industry?

 

 

Define Vocabulary

 

5.     Andrew Carnegie

6.     Vertical integration

7.     Horizontal integration

8.     Social Darwinism

9.     Monopoly

10. Holding company

11. John D. Rockefeller

12. Trust

13. Sherman Antitrust Act

 

 

 

 Select one of the 13 vocabulary terms and create either a political cartoon or picture word.


Sept. 20
Read pp. 380-87; answer questions 3,4.
Define the following terms:

pp. 380-87

Homestead Act

Sitting Bull

George A. Custer

Assimilation

Dawes Act

 

pg. 397

Homesteaders


Sept. 12 and 13
Complete the short essay assignment by Sept. 19 and 20.






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