Ch 44: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Industrialization & Urbanization

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Discover more about the industrialization and urbanization of the 1800s and 1900s in advance of taking the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. This chapter's online video lessons cover these topics and include self-assessment quizzes.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Industrialization and Urbanization - Chapter Summary

Prepare to ace the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination's questions on America's industrialization and urbanization by revisiting the subjects in this chapter's video lessons. They highlight the economics, business models, politics and reforms of the Second Industrial Revolution. You can also take a closer look at America's transformation from a rural country to an urban one. This chapter aims to assist you with:

  • Discovering the economic policies of the Second Industrial Revolution
  • Outlining the effects of the Bessemer process
  • Detailing the contributions of Andrew Carnegie and Jane Addams
  • Examining the Second Industrial Revolution's labor conditions and labor unions
  • Describing the events of the Gilded Age and explaining the Granger movement
  • Learning more about immigration in America as well as the rise of nativism
  • Exploring the process of urbanization along with its issues and effects
  • Defining the Social Gospel movement
  • Identifying the new technological, educational and other opportunities within America's urbanized cities

Get ready for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination by watching each of these self-paced online video lessons. They include handy video tags that let you quickly find facts. If necessary, refer to the corresponding written transcripts of the videos. Your questions about industrialization and urbanization can be submitted to the experts. When you've completed a lesson, take the quiz that immediately follows it.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies - Industrialization and Urbanization Objectives

The second sub-section of the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination's U.S. History domain may require you to demonstrate your knowledge of industrialization and urbanization. The domain itself is worth approximately 25% of the assessment score. The overall examination is computer based and includes 150 multiple-choice questions that must be answered in under three hours.

12 Lessons in Chapter 44: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Industrialization & Urbanization
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Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution

1. Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution

With encouragement from the federal government, the Second Industrial Revolution transformed America from an agrarian nation into an industrial power. The mixed effects of these changes on the American people prompted Mark Twain to dub the period the 'Gilded Age.'

American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

2. American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

American industry was transformed in the Second Industrial Revolution but not just through mechanization. Find out how new methods of management and organization helped the development of big business.

Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons

3. Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons

The Second Industrial Revolution created enormous wealth for industrialists like Andrew Carnegie. These corporate leaders were sometimes called Robber Barons for their questionable business practices, but they were also well-known for their philanthropy.

Jane Addams' Impact on Education

4. Jane Addams' Impact on Education

Jane Addams serves as an outstanding example of how compassion and dedication can be used to support others. In this lesson, we will provide a brief background of her life but more specifically an in-depth look at her impact on education in the U.S.

Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution

5. Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution

In the period between the Civil War and World War I, the American economy - supported by industry rather than agriculture - boomed. But, not everything glittered in the Gilded Age. Learn about the difficult, dangerous conditions of work during the Second Industrial Revolution.

Gilded Age Politics: Political Machines & Civil Service Reform

6. Gilded Age Politics: Political Machines & Civil Service Reform

Refresh your memory of the 'Forgotten Presidents' of the Gilded Age, and learn how Civil Service Reform might have cleaned up the federal government, but not the cities and states. They were the domain of political machines, like Tammany Hall.

Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management

7. Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management

Before American businesses had to comply with basic labor laws and safety regulations, workers organized to improve their working conditions. Learn about the early labor unions and their violent clashes with management and government.

The Grange and the Populist Party Platform: Goals, History & Definitions

8. The Grange and the Populist Party Platform: Goals, History & Definitions

During the Gilded Age of the late 19th century, farm prices fell and the federal government began supporting industry. Farmers first organized the Grange, a social movement that turned political with Farmers' Alliances. The Populist Party emerged to represent agrarian interests at the national level.

Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

9. Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

Between the Civil War and WWI, America experienced a massive third wave of immigration. Learn about where these immigrants came from, where they went and how 'native' Americans responded to them.

Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

10. Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

After the Civil War, America transformed from a rural nation to an urban nation. Learn where all those people came from and why. Using New York City as an example, you'll see some of the problems of urbanization and the steps they took to improve it.

The Social Gospel Movement: Definition and Goals of Urban Reform Movements

11. The Social Gospel Movement: Definition and Goals of Urban Reform Movements

Many Americans were desperately poor around the turn of the 20th century. The Social Gospel movement emerged among Protestant Christians to improve the economic, moral and social conditions of the urban working class.

Middle Class Opportunities in American Cities During the Second Industrial Revolution

12. Middle Class Opportunities in American Cities During the Second Industrial Revolution

In the late 1800s, a new middle class emerged in America. In this lesson, learn about new opportunities available to these urbanites, including technology, sports and leisure, education and the arts.

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