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A Time of Transformation

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Maram Kiran

on 29 May 2014

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were farmers who lived mostly in one place.
They built homes from earth and wood poles.
They grew crops in the fertile soil around rivers.
Small groups of men would go out on foot and hunt buffalo.
They traded with nearby tribes.
Reshaping the Great Plains
Plains Indians
Indian Lands Lost
Question #1
Question #2
What did the U.S. give in exchange for free passage across land?
Europeans and the
Plains Indians
Building the American Dream
are divided roughly into two political groups, Republicans and Democrats.

Industry and Workers
The U.S. was called Industrial America during 1850-1920.
The four reasons are also known as 'America Changes'.

Growth of Industry
new inventions

mass production
low wages, long hours
labor unions
Growth of Cities

America Changes
The Gilded Age
The Reform Era
America Emerges as a World Power
Question #1 (Ch. 15)
Question #1 (Ch. 16)
Question #1 (Ch. 17)
Question #1 (Ch. 18)
Rules of The History Race
No cheating!
The class will be divided into two teams
Whoever raises their hand and answers the question correctly will get the point!
What year was it when about 1.5 million telephones were in use?
The teams will be chosen by sticks.
The objective is to find the answer of the question in your History Textbooks as
as you possibly can!
I hope you were all paying attention because now it's time for...
What was the National Urban League, and when was it founded?
What is the Gilded Age?
Who is Charles Guiteau?
sammah i have to go pack stuff again ill login at 10ishhhh
Activity #2:
Resettlement of the Land
How did the Europeans change the Plains Indians ways of life?
Maram Kiran
Samah Mohamed
Khadejah Mousid

Made by:
A Time Of Change
Railroads and mining were two reasons for settling in the West.
Obstacles consisted of beautiful landforms that were difficult to get around.
Also, waterways were challenging
The climate could be freezing cold or humid, with
droughts, blizzards,
The Europeans significantly changed the way the Plains Indians lived. How?
U.S. gives annuities, money paid at regular intervals, in exchange for free passage across land.
The number of white settlers increases.
White settlers kill buffalo.
Settlers, U.S. Army, and Indians clash.
Indians are moved to reservations.
Dawes Act encourages assimilation.
New settlers to the Great Plains were either farmers or ranchers.
Some ranching was done on public land.
Large cattle companies were formed as a result of ranching.
New methods of farming helped create bonanza farms, which were very profitable.
Thank You for paying attention to chapter 14! We promise that things are going to get a LOT more fun!
Question #2 (Ch. 15)
Question #2 (Ch. 16)
Question #2 (Ch. 17)
Question #2 (Ch. 18)
What was the Treaty of Versailles?
What happened on April 9th, 1914?
How did Jane Addams inspire reform?
What does IWW stand for, and what is their aim?

Culture of the Plains Indians
Yousef Lagunas
Ahmed Omer
Mohamed Gass

During World War I, the introduction of mobilization, the end of neutrality, a new kind of warfare, and the League of Nations were huge and ever-changing.

After the destruction and violence of the war there was labor unrest, race riots, violence, "Red Scare", isolationism, and the "return of normalcy".
Sign Language
Reform in cities
Reform in cities included the Progressives and the muckrakers.
Progressive Reform
The Progressives wanted settlement houses and education while the muckrakers wanted city planning and politics.
Reform movements.
Last but not least, reform movements consisted of Prohibition, child labor, radicalism, and women's rights.
Three Major Parts:

Wealth, and power for a few, corruption in business, and hard times for farmers caused reform.
The effects of reform movements include the civil service replacing spoils system, railroads regulated, trusts and monopolies controlled, and the birth of the Populist party
Reform Movements
Activity #2:
Connect the Inventor with its Invention
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