Prepare an outline for the question that your group selected:

  1. What were the causes of industrial growth in post-Civil War (postbellum) America?  Timothy et al..
  2. What were some of the technological innovations that helped spur industrialization?  Cassandra et al…
  3. Describe the dominant economic philosophies of late nineteenth century America? Megan et al…
  4. What were the opportunities and challenges for immigrants in the late nineteenth century?  Where did most immigrants come from in the late nineteenth century?  Cedric et al
  5. What alternative did religious people offer to these conservative economic ideas?

Progressives?   Radicals such as socialists and communists?  Labor Unions? Saahil et al

  1. What were some of the accomplishments of Progressive reformers? Isidro et al..
  2. What strategy did suffragists use to gain the right to vote? Bailey et al
  3. Compare the response of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois to segregation.  Emil et al.

 Selected industrialists:  

  1. John D. Rockefeller
  2. Andrew Carnegie
  3. John Pierpoint Morgan
  4. Cornelius Vanderbilt

A few muckrakers:  Cherie

  1. Ida Tarbell
  2. Upton Sinclair
  3. Jacob Riis


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