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Essential Question : What changes took place in the South during the Gilded Age? This Day in History. After the Civil War, the U.S. entered an era known as the Gilded Age (1870-1900) when the nation experienced rapid changes. Industry, railroads, and the end of slavery created a “New South”….

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Essential Question:

    • What changes took place in the South during the Gilded Age?
    • This Day in History
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After the Civil War, the U.S. entered an era known as the Gilded Age (1870-1900) when the nation experienced rapid changes
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Industry, railroads, and the end of slavery created a “New South”…

What good and bad changes took place in the South after the Civil War?

…but sharecropping and Jim Crow laws recreated the worst of the “Old South”

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What good and bad changes took place in the North after the Civil War?

The USA experienced an industrial revolution, massive immigration, and urbanization…

…but this also led to the rise of big business monopolies and the exploitation of workers

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What good and bad changes took place in the West after the Civil War?

Thousands of migrants moved West as miners, ranchers, and farmers…

…the closing of the frontier led to the conquest of the Indians

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When federal troops were withdrawn from the South, Redeemer Democrats came back to power, and Reconstruction ended in 1877… the Jim Crow Era (1877-1954) began

american history timeline slavery african american rights
American History Timeline: Slavery & African-American Rights
  • Directions:
    • Complete the timeline activity by matching the descriptions in the “clue box” with their appropriate eras in American history
    • Each era will have 2 descriptions
    • All the clues will be used
the colonial era 1607 1783
The Colonial Era: 1607—1783

Timeline Answers: 5 & 1

the new nation 1783 1800
The New Nation: 1783—1800

Timeline Answers: 3 & 4

the early antebellum era 1800 1840
The Early Antebellum Era: 1800—1840

Timeline Answers: 10 & 12

the late antebellum era 1840 1860
The Late Antebellum Era: 1840—1860

Timeline Answers: 7 & 11

the jim crow era 1877 1954
The Jim Crow Era: 1877—1954

Timeline Answers: 2 & 8

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Examine the information on the Plessy v Ferguson Supreme Court case from 1896

Answer Qs 1-4

When finished, learn about the Court’s ruling

Answer Qs 5-6