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Unit 1 Overview

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    · The impactof technology on industry, transportation, and the growth of cities.
    · Robbers Barons/Industrial Statesmen.
    · How the rise of organized labor occurred and the political and social consequences.


    Immigration & Urbanization

    · Reasons why people immigrated and the impact on American society.
    · How immigration and urbanization changed local political systems.


    Politics and Reform

    · Populist and Progressive movements.
    · Examples of political battles and reforms. 
    · Key reformers.
    · Roots of the Civil Rights Movement.
    · How the relationship between the government and the economy changed fundamentally from Laissez faire to increasing regulation and management.