An overview of the settlement of the western part of the U.S. in the mid to late 19th century.
An examination of change and continuity in the South post-Reconstruction.
Short video reviewing the answers of lesson one's check for understanding (CFU)
Short video reviewing the answers of lesson two's check for understanding
An overview of the growth of industry and big business in the late 19th century.
Short video reviewing the answers of lesson three's check for understanding
A discussion of working conditions and the growth of organized labor in the Gilded Age.
A short video reviewing the answers to the lesson 4 CFU
An overview of immigration and migration trends in the U.S. as well as the experience of immigrants in the Gilded Age.
Review of the answers to the lesson 5 CFU
An overview of the major political issues of the Gilded Age.
Review of the answers to the lesson 6 CFU
A look at the ways in which society and culture were changing alongside economic and demographic change.
Review of the answers to the lesson 7 CFU
This is the end of unit assessment for when you have completed Unit 1. Some questions refer to excerpts that can be found in the document entitled, "Unit 1 Assessment Addendum."