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Growth of and Industrial and Urban America

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I have created a Google sites website that provides students with the opportunity to explore the American Industrial Revolution on their own. I am currently employed at an alternative education high school and am going to be using this site to let the students complete the tasks independently. I am still working on the concrete structure of the unit to help with the flow of the unit. I have included a study guide, assessments, projects and other various assignments.

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Students will be able to explain how many specific factors interacted with each other to bring about the American Industrial Revolution. Explain the relationship between organization and the success of the factory system. The students will be able to expl
Students will be able to explain how labor and the types of jobs changed due to the Industrial Revolution. Comprehend the relationship of organized labor groups Explain the drop in farming
Students will be able to explain the Urbanization movement (from rural to urban) Comprehend the relationship between the rapid growth of cities and rapid growth of industry The students will be able to explain how and why cities became divided by race, et
Students will be able to explain how the Industrial Revolution directly impacted Michigan Understand how and why the automotive industry took off in Detroit Students will be able to connect the dots of the entire Industrial Revolution through the examina
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caburesh39
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Creative Commons Licence
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