Chapter 17: The West
Question 1: What critical factors led to the conquest of Native American tribes and their forced relocation to reservations?
Question 2: What challenges did Americans face in successfully settling the West?
Question 3: Which bonanza was most significant to American history and why?
Chapter 18: Industrial Society
Question 1: What was the most significant contribution of the railroad industry to America in the second half of the 1800s?
Question 2: What was the greatest contribution to industrial development and by whom?
Question 3: Why were labor unions formed and what did they try to accomplish? Were they successful?
Chapter 19: Toward and Urban Society
Question 1: What was the biggest contributor to urban growth and why?
Question 2: Comparing Booker T Washington and WEB Du Bois, who do you think had a greater impact in promoting education and civil rights among African Americans and why?
Question 3: How and why did the roles of women change during this era?
Chapter 20: Political Realignments
Question 1: What grievances and concerns led to the rise of various political parties?
Question 2: What was the greatest impact of the Billion Dollar Congress and why?
Question 3: What were the significant causes and effects of the Panic of 1893?
Question 4: How was the election of 1896 significant?
Chapter 21: Toward Empire
Question 1: What was the most significant cause of US imperialism?
Question 2: What was the most significant cause of the Spanish-American War?
Question 3: What was the most significant effect of the Spanish-American War?
Chapter 22: The Progressive Era
Question 1: How did mass production change the way businesses operated?
Question 2: How did the growth of industry impact marginalized or minority groups (women, children, African-Americans, immigrants)?
Question 3: How did urban culture reflect mass production?