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Teacher's Guide - Transformation


Itinerary Overview

 1/6  -    The Violent Crunch of the Plains and Mountain Indians

 1/10  -   Industrialization and Immigration

 1/13  -   The People Strike Back - The Rise of Unions

 1/16  -   National Politics - The Interstate Commerce Act and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act





1/6 The Violent Crunch of the Plains and Mountain Indians


  • The Battle of Little Big Horn
  • Chief Joseph and the Nex Perce
  • Geronimo and the Navajo Nation
  • Wounded Knee and Sitting Bull
  • The Dawes Act and the Carlisle School
  • The Transcontinental Railroad
  • Black and Latino Cowboys


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1/10 - Industrialization and Immigration


  • Andrew Carnegie and Steel
  • JD Rockefeller and Standard Oil
  • Thomas Edison
  • The "Big Four" and their Railroads
  • Philanthropists at What Cost?
  • Chinese Immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Immigration from South and Central Europe
  • Immigration and the Border Today


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1/10 - The Rise of Unions


  • The 8-Hour Day Movement
  • The Molly Maguires
  • The National Railroad Strike
  • The Haymarket Riots
  • The Sugar Labor Strike
  • The Homestead Mill
  • The Farmer's Alliance
  • Labor Day And May Day


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1/13 - National Politics - The Interstate Commerce Act and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act


  • TBA - Oct 20



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