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Ch 12: The American Industrialization Era: Tutoring Solution

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The American Industrialization Era chapter of this Middle School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the American industrialization era. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the essential American industrialization era policies and conditions required in a typical middle school U.S. history course.

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  • Learn about the Bessemer Process, new business models and other industrial developments of the Gilded Age.
  • Describe the behavior and practices of the Robber Barons and Andrew Carnegie.
  • Study civil service reforms and political machines of the period.
  • Learn about organized labor and labor unions.
  • Outline the goals of the Populist Party platform and discuss the Grange.
  • Explore the rise of nativism.
  • Review problems associated with urbanization during the Second Industrial Revolution.
  • Discuss the Social Gospel Movement and opportunities for middle class Americans during the revolution.

13 Lessons in Chapter 12: The American Industrialization Era: Tutoring Solution
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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.

Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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.

Andrew Carnegie: Steel, Net Worth & Philanthropy

12. Andrew Carnegie: Steel, Net Worth & Philanthropy

Andrew Carnegie was the owner of a steel monopoly that helped him to acquire a massive fortune, making him one of the richest men in the world. Just how much wealth did he accumulate? How did he use his wealth to fulfill his philanthropic duties?

Who is Andrew Carnegie? - Biography, Facts & Quotes

13. Who is Andrew Carnegie? - Biography, Facts & Quotes

Andrew Carnegie, a 19th-century tycoon, was one of the most shrewd and innovative businessmen of all time. In this lesson, you will learn about his life, businesses, and famous quotes.

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