Connecticut Technical High School System
Modern American History 6/28/11
Literacy 1. Define and apply key vocabulary/concepts: Industrialization, Urbanization, Immigration, Progressive Movement, Reform, Suffrage:
2-3 Column Notes (i.e. term/definition/illustrate/paraphrase/relate)
Visual representation (i.e concept diagram/map, graph, chart, drawing, poster, comic strip, cartoon)
(H) Make judgments and inferences related to the historical novel.
Explain the causes and effects of industrialization and urbanization on American society.
Role of Labor
Inventions, scientific and technological innovations.
Robber Barons/Captains of Industry
Patterns of Urban Growth
An explanation of the causes and effects of industrialization and urbanization.
(H) Assess the impact of Robber Barons/Captain’s of Industry and the impact of business leaders of today.
Critique the importance and judge the success of the progressives and other reform movements in social, economic, moral and political reform.
Goals of the Progressive Movement
Accomplishments of the Progressive Movement
Election of 1912
A critique of the success of the progressives.
(H) Honors: Honors students will complete assignments during the trade cycle.