One is Silver and the Other's Gold
First, use p. 660-665 in KCB to answer the following comprehension questions.
In the 1896 presidential election,
-who were the candidates?
-what were the issues?
-what was the result? why?
Second, complete this webquest to learn more about the economics of silver and gold. Read the text and answer the questions through the conclusion.
Finally, if you have time, review the AP Review Questions for Chapter 26 (KCB p. 668A-B).
Sweatshops, Steel Mills, and Factories
Information on the Haymarket Affair, Homestead Strike, and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire can be found here.
Robber Baron or Captain of Industry?
Information on Carnegie, Vanderbilt, J.P. Morgan, and Rockefeller can be found here.
Deadline to submit work for T2 Progress Reports
Any work to be counted towards second trimester progress reports must be submitted by the beginning of class on Thursday, January 10th, 2013.