Unit 1: Creating a New America - How America Changed from the 1860s to 1900


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What is self-testing and how can it help you?


Possible Essay Questions

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3 Parts of the Unit and Resources and Reading Quizzes A, B, and C

Topic and Chapter #s

Links to the Reading Quiz for the Topic, Resources to Help You See the Facts As Part of the Whole, and Optional References

Reconstruction Abandoned; Beginning of the Gilded Age


Chapters 16-17


·         Reading Quiz A  Form to use to record your answers

·         1860-1877 Quick Reference on the Civil War and Reconstruction. – Includes content prior to Chapter 16
Same content in an easier to print version

·         Study Tool: Chronological Events of the 1867-1877 Era (compressed to 1 page) – What are you looking for?

-          Notice the color coding

·         Events of corruption and SCANDALS in this era

·         Who exposes that corruption?

-          If you were living in this era and reading the newspaper, what would you be thinking is happening?


If needed, background on the traits of North and South before the Civil War (and therefore after as well)

Gilded Age Transformations


Chapters 17, 18




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Turmoil and Expansion


Chapters 19




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Bringing It All Together

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