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Assignment 1.1: Industrialization After the Civil War Chart
Due Week 3 and worth 70 points
the Civil War, the United States became a much more industrialized
society. Between 1865 and1920, industrialization improved American life
in many ways. However, industrialization also created problems for
American society. Consider events that took place after the Civil War
and discuss ways that industrialization affected the U.S. between 1865
To prepare for your upcoming research paper on this
topic in week 5, please briefly answer the questions on the attached
chart located here. Download the chart to your computer, fill it out, and then submit it under the assignment link in week 3.
For this assignment you will be completing the following tasks on the provided chart:
- Write a thesis statement that is one to two (1-2) sentences long in which you:
State your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War
influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Justify your response.
A thesis statement is usually a single sentence somewhere in your first
paragraph that presents your main idea to the reader. The body of the
essay organizes the material you gather and present in support of your
main idea. Keep in mind that a thesis is an interpretation of a question
or subject, not the subject itself. Please consult the Purdue OWL
Website with tips on how to construct a proper thesis; the website can
be found at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/
three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that
influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. (Consider issues such
as geography, entrepreneurship, legislative representation, etc.)
3-7. List five (5) specific groups that were affected by
industrialization. Provide two (2) examples for each group describing
how the group was affected. (Consider issues such as race, ethnicity,
gender, child labor, etc.)
- List five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.
- Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.