United States History Indianapolis Public Schools 2008-2009 Benchmark 1



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United States History

Indianapolis Public Schools

2008-2009

Benchmark 1

7-10 October 2008
Core standard 1: Industrialization, Individuals, and the Economy
Explain the factors that were necessary for industrialization in the United States. Explain the effects that industrialization had on immigration, urbanization, labor, and government regulation
Core standard 2: Reform Movements
Connect the causes, ideas, events, achievements, and consequences of reform movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the Progressive Movement
Core standard 3: Expanding Global Influence and World War I
Explain how the United states increased it role in global affairs, culminating with its emergence as a major global power at the end of World War I

U.S. History
First Benchmark Period



UNIT NAME: America Industrializes and Becomes A World Power

Core Standards 1, 2, 3

INDICATOR
USH 2.1

CONTENT/CONCEPT

CRITICAL VOCABULARY

SKILLS

ASSESSMENTS

only assessments that all teachers in a given course will agree to administer



Describe economic developments that transformed the United States into a major industrial power and identify the factors necessary for industrialization. (Economics)



Concepts

Factors leading to rapid industrialization

Basic Industries (railroads, steel, coal, textiles)

The Corporation

Sources of Capital

Venture Capital

Big Business Models

Vertical Consolidation

Horizontal Consolidation

Transcontinental Railroad

Standard Gage Tracks

Steel Rails

Unionization

Trust



Describe

Transform

Industrial Power

Economic Developments

Fundamental

Industrialization

Capital

Entrepreneur



Robber Barron


Analyze and categorize historical events related to the post-Civil War industrialization of the United States.
Synthesize a summary of causes for given historical effects





INDICATOR_USH.2.1__CONTENT/CONCEPT__CRITICAL_VOCABULARY'>INDICATOR
USH.2.1

CONTENT/CONCEPT

CRITICAL VOCABULARY

SKILLS

ASSESSMENTS

only assessments that all teachers in a given course will agree to administer



Describe economic developments that transformed the United States into a major industrial power and identify the factors necessary for industrialization. (Economics) (CONTINUED)
Video:

Inventions and Industry  (GL)

EARLY INDUSTRIAL AMERICA (GL)

The Birth of the Industrial Revolution   (GL)

The Industrial Revolution Comes to America (GL)

Oil Industry   (GL)

John D. Rockefeller (GL)

Big Business: Rockefeller & Carnegie   (GL)

The Doctor Is In (Union Pacific Railroad) (GL)

Early American Capitalism: Monopolies, Unions, and the Great Depression    (GL)

How We Lived (GL)
Images:

Cartoon, economic influence of Standard Oil.

John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Refinery.

John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937).

A Union Pacific sleeping car in the 1880s.

U.P. Railroad station, Sherman, Wyoming Territory.

Ad for opening transcontinental RR, May 10, 1869.

Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877).

E.H. Harriman, headed Southern Pacific railroad.

Audio:

The Industrial Revolution: The Face of U.S. Industrialization   
Writing Prompts:
Articles:

Vanderbilt, Cornelius (1794-1877)
Morgan, John Pierpont, Jr.
Harriman, Edward Henry

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations


People/Places/Things

John D. Rockefeller

Standard Oil

Union Pacific RR

Vanderbilts

Harrimans

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan & Co.

















INDICATOR
USH 2.2


CONTENT/CONCEPT

CRITICAL VOCABULARY

SKILLS

ASSESSMENTS

only assessments that all teachers in a given course will agree to administer



Identify key ideas, movements and inventions and explain their impact on rural communities and urban communities in the United States. (Economics, Sociology)

Video:

The Eiffel Tower (Making use of Otis' invention) (GL)

George Washington Carver  (GL)

Biosphere: George Washington Carver  (GL)

Introduction: The Origin of the Vitamin   (GL)

John Deere Lawn Mowers  

Pioneers  

Agriculture in the Grassland Biomes

The Second Industrial Revolution   (GL)

Thomas Alva Edison: Scientist and Inventor  (GL)

Thomas Edison: A Lifetime of Achievements  

Ushering in the Age of Electricity   

Industrial Age: Technological Change in Early America  

Labor Organizations  

Finally a Statesman (Gompers)

Homestead Strike 1892

The Carnegie Family Comes To America  

Carnegie's Millions   

The Emergence of a Sharecropping System

Memories of Sharecropping  (GL)

Reconstructing the South  

The Birth of the Populist Party  

William Jennings Bryan: Spokesman for the Common People   

William Jennings Bryan: Spokesman for the Common People


Images:

Cyrus McCormick (1809-1884),

A recreation of the first mechanical reaper.

The Alexander Graham Bell Museum, Nova Scotia.

The inventor of the telephone.

A very early telephone exchange.

The first telephone.

Telephone and electric wires in New York City.

An early telephone switchboard.

Thomas Edison with a Film Projector

Thomas Alva Edison with his first phonograph.

The invention of the incandescent lamp.

Making steel by the Bessemer process.

Samuel Gompers (1850-1924).

"The Homestead Riot."

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919).

Strikers at Homestead, Pennsylvania.

Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919).

1884 Mississippi cotton plantation.

Benjamin Ryan Tillman (1847-1918).

Lincoln, President Abraham; with Pinkerton and McClernand
Audio:

Leading Black Americans: George Washington Carver  

Thomas A. Edison: "Electricity & Progress" (October 3, 1908)

Thomas Edison speaks on the future of Electricity c.1908 (Audio Only)  

Samuel Gompers: "Labor's Service to Freedom" Speech  

African American History: Steps Forward & Leaps Backward   
Articles:

Gold Standard

Otis, Elisha Graves
Westinghouse, George

Carver, George Washington

McCormick, Cyrus Hall
Deere, John
Edison, Thomas Alva

Bessemer, Sir Henry

Knights of Labor

Gompers, Samuel
Homestead Strike

Carnegie, Andrew
Frick, Henry Clay

Haymarket Square Riot

Populism

People's Party or Populist Party
Pinkerton, Allan

Concepts

Inventions

Physical Inventions

Managerial Inventions

Technological Progress

Price Fixing

Market Place

Organized Labor

Strike/Industrial Action

Gold Standard

Bi-metalism
People/Places/Things

Elisha Otis – Elevator

George Westinghouse— Air Brake

George Washington Carver

Agricultural Science,

New Organic-Based Products

Uses of Peanuts

Cyrus McCormick Mechanical Reaper Farm Equipment

John Deere

Farm equipment and Tractors

Alexander Graham Bell

Telephone

Thomas A. Edison

Phonograph

Moving Pictures (movies)

Electric Light Bulb

Central Power Station

(e.g. Electric Generation

Stations)


Identify

Key Ideas

Movements,

Explain


Rural

Urban


Identify ideas, movements, & inventions.
Identify change over time.
Categorize ideas, movements, & inventions by their impact.





INDICATOR
USH 2.2


CONTENT/CONCEPT

CRITICAL VOCABULARY

SKILLS

ASSESSMENTS

only assessments that all teachers in a given course will agree to administer





Henry Bessemer –

Bessemer Converter

The Knights of Labor

American Federation of Labor

Samuel Gompers

Homestead Strike

Andrew Carnegie

Henry Clay Frick

Pinkerton Agents

Haymarket Riot

Grange

Populist Movement



“Pitchfork” Ben Tillman

William Jennings Bryan

Share Cropping

Company Store














INDICATOR
USH 2.5


CONTENT/CONCEPT

CRITICAL VOCABULARY

SKILLS

ASSESSMENTS

only assessments that all teachers in a given course will agree to administer



Compare and contrast government attempts to regulate business and industry.

Video:
Congress Passes the 14th Amendment  (GL)

The Interstate Commerce Act  (GL)

Progressivism at the National Level   (GL)

Regulating the Economy: The Interstate Commerce Act   (GL)

Garfield's Short Term and the Pendleton Act  

Civil Service Reforms & the New Deal  (GL)

Images:

"The Granger Shirt," a color lithograph.

Hon. William H. Hutch (1833-1896).

"The Granger Shirt" about the Grange movement.

A caption about farmers' unions, 1871-1873.

Senator John Sherman (1823-1900).

Coal strike representatives meets with Roosevelt.
Audio:

U.S. Government: The First 200 Years: Response to Uncontrolled Business Profiteering  
Articles:
Immunity
Railroads, Government Regulation of

Spoils System

Concepts

Business


Sole Proprietor

Partnerships

Corporation

Trust


Monopoly

Vertical Consolidation

Horizontal Consolidation

Regulatory Commission

Market Share

Restraint of Trade

Restraint of Commerce

Economy of Size

Kickbacks

Substantive Due Process



People/Places/Ideas/ Things

Granger Laws

Railroad Rate Commissions

Interstate Commerce Act

Interstate Commerce Commission

United States Supreme Court

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Pendleton (Civil Service) Act





Compare & Contrast

Regulate


Business

Industry


Restraint

Consolidate

Commerce


Identify various state and national attempts to regulate or control business practices.
Compare various state and national attempts at business regulation.
Contrast various state and national attempts at business regulation
Explain how the US Supreme Court used the 14th Amendment and the doctrine of substantive due process to block government regulation of business.

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