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  • 1. The Growth of Industrialism 10 th Grade American History Gd10#1
  • 2. Learning Targets:
    • Explain the effects of industrialization in the U.S. in the 19 th century including:
      • Changes in work and the workplace
      • Immigration and child labor and their impact on the labor force
      • Modernization of agriculture
      • Urbanization
      • The emergence of a middle class and its impact on leisure, art, music, literature and other aspects of culture
  • 3. Rise of Industrialism
    • What do you see in this slide?
    • What are the workers doing?
    • How was this kind of work done before machines?
    • How might widespread use of machines have changed American society?
  • 4. Industrialism
    • ~1877 the U.S. became industrialized
    • Change in production
    • Industry>Farm goods
    • New technological developments increased production
    • Abundant supply of natural resources
    • Improved transportation
    • Urbanization
    • Immigrants
    • Government policy-laissez-faire
      • suffering?
  • 5. Invention and Innovation
    • What do you see here?
    • Why do builders make them so high?
    • What technological advancements allowed for this construction?
    • Why were these buildings important in terms of urbanization?
  • 6. Innovation
    • Inventions of machines, techniques, and tools.
    • Alexander G. Bell
    • Thomas Edison
    • Samuel B. Morse
    • Eli Whitney
    • John Deere
    • Cyrus McCormick
    • Andrew Carnegie
    • Henry Bessemer
    • Elias Howe
  • 7. Industrial Leaders
    • What do you see here?
    • What do you think these men do for a living?
    • How do you think industrial leaders helped industrialize the U.S.?
  • 8. Industrial Giants
    • John D. Rockefeller
    • Standard Oil
    • Andrew Carnegie
    • Carnegie Steel
    • Cornelius Vanderbilt
    • Railroads
    • J.P. Morgan
    • Banking Industry
    • What do you think such control of industries leads to?
    • What types of corruption do you think developed as a result of industrialization and urbanization?
  • 9. Industrialists Defend Big Business
    • Carnegie
      • Gospel of Wealth
      • “ wealth was a sign of divine approval, but a millionaire should be a trustee for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience, and ability to administer, doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves.”
    • Philanthropists
      • Donate money for public and private works
        • Libraries
        • Music Halls
        • Universities
        • Museums
  • 10. Impact of Industrialism
    • What do you see here?
    • Where are these men working?
    • What hazards might they face?
    • How would you feel if you had to work long hours here?
  • 11. Living and Working Conditions
    • Most Americans faced hardship and suffering
    • Sewage problems, no heat, no water, no electricity
    • Diseases
    • Tenement Housing
    • Horrible Working Conditions-Dangerous
      • Unhealthy
      • Low pay
      • Long hours
      • Child labor
  • 12. Change and Discrimination
    • What do you see here?
    • Describe what these workers are doing?
    • How old do they look?
    • Why would this be dangerous?
    • How many hours a day do you think they work?
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  • 13. Women and Children
    • Women paid less than men
    • Single and Immigrant women
    • Child Labor
      • Poverty-stricken families
      • ~15 hours a day
      • Injuries common
      • In tobacco industries, “children had sores on lips, cheeks, and hands...breathing the poison with which the room is diseases...poisoning by nicotine.”