Blackboard will display 1 of these questions and you must answer the question displayed. Because of that, you must be able to answer each of the 6 questions listed below.

On the other hand, you only write on 1 (ONE) of the listed things that are separated by the word OR. In other words, you only have to prepare for 1 (ONE) of the listed things for each of the 6 questions.

Reminders:

         The source is only the required textbook and primaries in the course (and not your memory).

         For each fact, you must cite a page number using the equivalent of endnotes.

In Blackboard, these questions are in paragraph form, not bulleted lists. (If you want to see the paragraph form, scroll down.)

1.      Discuss 1 (ONE) of these labor events as it reveals the Gilded Age:

         Pullman Strike

         OR Homestead Strike

         OR the Haymarket Riot (also called the Haymarket Affair and the Haymarket Massacre)

2.      Discuss major issues in the Gilded Age that reveal what happens to 1 (ONE) of these groups:

         factory workers

         OR homesteaders on the Great Plains

         OR farmers in the crop-lien system in the South

3.      Discuss major issues in the Gilded Age that reveal what happens to 1 (ONE) of these groups:

         black voters in the South

         OR Native Americans

         OR Chinese immigrants

4.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these attempts to solve problems in the Gilded Age:

         the Pendleton Act

         OR the Populist Party

         OR the Knights of Labor

5.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these examples of American imperialism in the Gilded Age:

         Cuba

         OR Hawaii

         OR the Philippines.

6.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these industrial topics as it reveals the Gilded Age:

         horizontal integration

         OR vertical integration OR trusts

 

Unit 1 Written Questions in Paragraph Form as they appear in Blackboard.

1.      Discuss 1 (ONE) of these labor events as it reveals the Gilded Age: Pullman Strike OR Homestead Strike OR the Haymarket Riot (also called the Haymarket Affair and the Haymarket Massacre)

2.      Discuss major issues in the Gilded Age that reveal what happens to 1 (ONE) of these groups: factory workers OR homesteaders on the Great Plains OR farmers in the crop-lien system in the South

3.      Discuss major issues in the Gilded Age that reveal what happens to 1 (ONE) of these groups: black voters in the South OR Native Americans OR Chinese immigrants

4.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these attempts to solve problems in the Gilded Age: the Pendleton Act OR the Populist Party OR the Knights of Labor

5.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these examples of American imperialism in the Gilded Age: Cuba OR Hawaii OR the Philippines.

6.      Examine 1 (ONE) of these industrial topics as it reveals the Gilded Age: horizontal integration OR vertical integration OR trusts