Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Invention and Innovation

Period 1 and 2

Pick one of our inventors from the section starting on p. 328.
Create a 5 paragraph descriptive essay of their life, achievements, and successes.
In particular, note their 'lasting importance to the modern world.'
Your outline, and sources are due Thursday.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Test and Assignment.

Answer with complete sentences.
1) What is the Agricultural revolution, give some examples of innovations involved in it, and why was it important?

2) What was the industrial revolution and why was it important?

3) Describe how the Railroad changes England. Give me at least 2 important ways that the railroad changed England (And the world).

4) Give me a pros and cons of industrialization (Hint, the nation vs. the individual). Be specific.

5) Describe socialism and communism.

6) Describe the GOALS of the unions, The techniques they used to get their goals, and the successes they had.

Page 328. Technology and progress. Read, and take notes.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Reform in the Industrial World

Laissez faire
Adam Smith
Karl Marx
Communist Manifesto
--->Make a cartoon about how Marx thought the world would work in his 1848 Communist Manifesto
Union Movement
--Collective bargaining

Reform Laws
Abolition of Slavery
Women's rights.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Chapter 9-3, p. 295

What allowed the US to grow in industry?
Who is Samuel Slater?
Tell me about Lowell Mass?
How did the Lowell girls live
What allowed further growth in the late 1800s?
How did RR's help the US grow?
What is a corporation?
Continental Europe Industrializes
Why did Belgium gro it's industry?
How did Germany?
Countries that didn't cash in on industrialization?
What is the 'Rise of Global Inequality' - 2 bullet points
How did society transform.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Industrialization... p. 289

What was good about industrialization (3 things)
What are 2 statistics (facts) about cities growth?
What is urbanization?
Describe the day of a child laborer
What were the living conditions in the cities? 2 bullet points.
What were the working conditions? 2 bullet points
What is the middle class? Who is in it?
What is the working Class?
What are luddites?
What were 3 good things about the industrial revolution?
Read "Case Study: Manchester. And summarize"