I. The Urban Frontier
By 1890, New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia all had a population greater than 1 million.
Louis Sullivan contributed to the development of the skyscraper. City limits were extended outward by electric trolleys. People were attracted to the cities by amenities such as electricity...
rigorous course designed to provide a college-level experience and preparation for the AP Exam in May. It is a two-semester survey of American history from the age of exploration and discovery to the present. Solid reading and writing skills, along with a willingness to devote considerable time to homework...
1. COLONIAL ENGLISH AMERICA
1. In 1606, the Virginia Company received a charter from King James I to make a settlement in the New World.
2. On May 24, 1607, about 100 English settlers disembarked from their ship and founded Jamestown.
3. Problems emerged including (a) the swampy site of Jamestown...
agreement is called (A) blacklist (B) boycott (C) yellow dog contract (D) checkoff.
04. The phrase “Robber Barons” refers to the 19th Century businessmen who (A) became very rich (B) were prominent philanthropists (C) used unethical business practices (D) controlled holding companies.
05. What was the chief...
a brief overview of the history of American nursing from the middle of the 19th century through present-day nursing practice.
Nursing has indeed evolved over the course of more than 150 years since the inception of the first Nightingale schools in the United States, but it has not done so without...
An Essay on Theodore Dwight Weld
From 1830 through 1844, during the formative years of the American abolitionist movement, many arose as leaders in the fight for freedom. Author, editor, and auditor, Theodore Dwight Weld, was one of the leading framers of this movement. Many historians...
In the late 1800s, both business and manufacturing were booming. Cities were growing rapidly. Immigrants and people from rural areas moved to urban centers looking for jobs.
However, not everyone experienced the boom times of the Second Industrial Revolution. Farmers found it harder to make a living...
Revolution the thirteen colonies had become remarkably similar.
Assess the validity of this statement. (78)
7. Throughout the colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling
of British North America than did religious concerns. Assess the validity of this
extent and in what ways do you agree or disagree with this statement?
2. 1972 What role did unfree labor play in colonial American society?
3. 1973 From 1600 to 1763, several European nations vied for control of the North American continent. Why did England win the struggle?
4. 1974 “Puritanism bore...
history at Naperville North High School, Napervile, Illinois.
John M. Schmalbach, Ed.D., is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Temple University. He was for many years Social Studies Department Head and teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. history at Abraham Lincoln High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Curriculum Development: An Overview
Read the following curriculum development overview. This one is long. You might find that if you print it in draft mode on your printer it is less straining on the eyes.
Ever since the term curriculum was added...
collections and over 270 serials. Inside you will find titles that support programs for all
levels and disciplines within both school and non-schooleducational settings. The
catalog also contains information about obtaining Dissertations on the American Civil
This catalog will be of particular...
naturalization test. During your naturalization interview, you will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer correctly at least six (6) of the 10 questions to pass the civics test. Applicants who are age 65 or older and have been a permanent resident for at least 20 years at the...
Treasury was forced to sell gold from its reserves.
"Boss" Tweed employed bribery, graft, and fraudulent elections to milk New York of as much as $200 million. (Tweed Ring) Tweed was eventually put into prison.
A Carnival of Corruption
In addition to members of the general public being corrupt, members of...
conduct of armed conflicts (jus in bello). It is that branch of international law which seeks to limit the effects of armed conflict by protecting persons who are not or no longer participating in hostilities, and by restricting and regulating the means and methods of warfare available to combatants. IHL is...
Intro to Phil/Fond/Ed
1. Why is educational history important?
Presumably every generation, since the beginning of human existence, somehow passed on its stock of values, traditions, methods and skills to the next generation. The passing on...
a culture, one may ask such questions as these:
What language do the people speak? What do the people of the society
wear? How do they prepare their food? What kind of dwellings do they live
in? What kind of work do they do? How do they govern themselves? How
do they judge right from wrong?
and Republicans, 1789–1816
Section 1 looks at how leaders of the United States established a central government. In 1789 the United States elected its first president, and Congress introduced the Bill of Rights. That same year, Congressional leaders organized the judicial branch of government and created...