Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Test Review

Mattew Perry
Queen Liliuokalani
Sanford Dole
Jose Mari
Hearst and Pulitzer
Emiliano Aguinaldo
Philippine Rebellion
Election of 1900
Boxer Rebellion
Panama Canal

Short Essay:
“Splendid Little War” – explain
Teddy Roosevelt – 5 facts
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” – Explain
What happened to native americans—Numbers, How, and Why.

How did the RR impact America

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

imperialism and industrialism

Get in your working groups.
Each person choose one of the Following
You will submit your post here.

*1)The Sinking of the Maine:  Using the material in the book, give specific evidence from 1898 that supported the belief  that the SPANISH were responsible for SINKING IT, vs. the 1976 Modern Interpretation.  Cite specific primary source evidence (the two pages on 308).  Give a brief description of the events that happened, and it's significance.  Cite book pages, internet sources, include title and picture.

***2) What do you think about whether or not the US should be an Imperialist nation?  What is imperialism?  Should we be imperialist (in 1900).
 Incorporate in your research and writing: Eyewitness to History, p. 318.

Cite evidence (pro and con).How did Bryan, Roosevelt and Platt differ in their views about the role of the US in international politics and about the competence of people in other countries to government themselves.?

**3) First, what was industrialisation and what were it's affects on America.
then go to P. 285-- using this, and your outside sources Explain the views of the three sources, and give your view of the life of an industrial worker.

Explain what the different views of how workers should be treated, and what do YOU THINK.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Building my blog list

Give me a link to your Blog at the form linked HERE
Just the Blog-address, not an individual post.


test review, Ch 3

(2 points each.  There will be 10 on the test)
Placer Mining,
Quartz mining,
Comstock Lode
Long Drive
Vertical Integration
Horizontal Integration
Working Conditions in the Factories
Ellis Island
Political Machine
Gilded Age
Social Darwinism

(3-5 points each there will be a few on the test).

How was mining important to america
How was ranching important to america
How was farming important to America
What happened to Buffalo
How did American development of the west impact the Native Americans
How did RR affect America (3 things)
How was life in the cities for the Rich?  For the Poor?  Give examples.
What has happened to causes of death from 1900, to 2000-- give example
Who wants inflation?  Who wants deflation?
Jim Crow Law