Age of Revolution – Table of Contents

Age of Revolution  1850-1930

Modern Age

Unit 0    1 week  1850

Unit 1    1850 – 1859     A Rural Nation

Unit 2    1860 – 1865     Industrial Revolution

Unit 3    1865 – 1869     Bridging the World

Unit 4    1870 – 1879     Social Reform
Semester Project

Unit 5    1880 – 1889     Urban Nation
Semester Test

Unit 6    1890 – 1899     Imperialism

Unit 7    1900 – 1909     Age of Optimism

Unit 8    1910 – 1919     WWI/The War
to end all Wars

Unit 9    1920-1930        Roaring 20’s
Semester Project
Semester Test

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Unit Highlights

1850 Summary & Orientation

Manifest Destiny – from sea to shining sea
Period Literature: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Famous Folks – John Brown

Civil War
Confederate States of America
Navajo (Long Walk)

Golden Age of the Cowboy
Charles Dickens
Suez Canal opens in Egypt

Transcontinental Railroad
Impressionism in art
German Empire established

Harvey Girls civilize the West
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Boxer Rebellion
Alaska Gold Rush
Ragtime and Scott Joplin

Golden Age of the railroad
Wright Brothers, Mother Jones
Panama Canal

War time poetry – Yeats, McCrae, Brooke
Blues, W. C. Handy
President Woodrow Wilson

Harlem Renaissance
Albert Einstein
League of Nations, World Court, World Wide Depression

Civic lessons in every unit:

Bill of Rights and Me, Amendments, Supreme Court Cases,

Constitutional  Scavenger Hunt and more

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