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Day 9 westward expansion, women religion

  1. 1. Day 8 Expansion and Immigration
  2. 2. Immigration and Expansion Assignment #1 1. What percentage do you think a new immigrant should have to get to become a legal citizen? 2. Pages 491-2 What seemed to be the two legal immigration ports into the United States? 3. What state did most Chinese immigrants settle in? 4. Would you have waited at Angel Island for 6 months if you thought you would have a better life in the US after that?
  3. 3. Page 491-492 • Most immigrants came through… • Ellis Island, NY “Fresh off the boat” http://www.ellisisland.org/
  4. 4. “Melting Pot” • Immigrants will… • Learn English • Learn holidays • Work • Dress & act American • Still true?
  5. 5. Nativism • Immigrants: • Talk funny • Catholic • Jewish • Anti-union • Too many kids
  6. 6. Chinese Immigrants • Pages 493-494 1. How long were Chinese immigrants not allowed to come to the US? 2. What happened to the Japanese and Korean Immigrants? 3. What was the Literacy debate about? 4. How would Mexico change if the US treated Mexicans like Chinese in the 1880’s? 5. How would Mexico change if the US opened its borders like in the mid 1800’s? 6. #1-2 on page 493
  7. 7. 1894 Big Business game • Make a list of the top 5 industries • Make a list of the top 5 companies • Group who gets the most correct, 5pts extra credit
  8. 8. 1894 – Biggest Companies General Electric American Cotton Oil Company (Predecessor of Bestfoods and now part of Unilever) American Sugar Company (Now Amstar Holdings) American Tobacco Company (Was broken up in 1911) Chicago Gas Company (is now Peoples Energy Corporation) Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company (is now Millennium Chemicals) Laclede Gas Light Company (still in operation as The Laclede Group) National Lead Company (is now NL Industries) North American Company (Edison Electric company, broken up in the 1950s) US Steel U.S. Leather Company (was dissolved in 1952) United States Rubber Company (bought by Michelin in 1990)
  9. 9. Next Assignment 1. Describe the most religious person you know. 2. What do you think of when you think of Utah?
  10. 10. Page 266 & 298 • 2nd Great Awakening • Protestant = Christian who isn’t Catholic • The Mormons • polygamy • Joseph Smith – 33 wives • “Pioneer Day”
  11. 11. Joseph Smith • Carthage, Illinois • 1844
  12. 12. Page 298 • Native Americans • Pioneer Day • July 24 1847 Brigham Young 55 wives 57 children (46 adults)
  13. 13. Yet another group
  14. 14. “Manifest Destiny”
  15. 15. Westward migration choice • Choose 1 assignment to do: • 4 pane comic showing Mormon & 49er pioneers on the way west (what would they talk about?) • 5 newspaper headlines regarding Mormons & Cali Gold Rush (must have dates)
  16. 16. Women in the West 1 paper per group 1. 10 reasons women were important to the development in the west 2. 5 out of the book with page numbers (ch?) 3. Do an OPTIC “C” for this map. Consider their roles in the West
  17. 17. Make your own expansion project You can work with up to 1 partner, 32 points • Must show how US acquired the following territories: Florida, Louisiana, Washington/Oregon, California/Utah/Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Gadsden, Alaska, Hawaii • How women’s lives would have changed • How Native tribes viewed the acquisition • Must have a date, map and important economic benefit to each acquisition • Ideas: flip book, small poster, puppet show, comic book, board game, essay, movie script, song/rap, something else you have done in another class

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