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Labors Response to Industrialism

Labors Response to IndustrialismUnit 5 Industrialism and ReformObjectivesContent: WWBAT evaluate whether or not the rise of industrialism in the United States was good for the American worker. Language: WWBAT to discuss our thought processes after completing a simulation.

What kinds of problems do you think could be caused by industrialism on the land? Culture? People?What do you know about labor unions?Make a list in your notebook of everything you know or think you know about labor unions.Historical or contemporaryWHAT IS THE DARK SIDE OF INDUSTRIALIZATION? Analyze the images that will come on the screen. Look at the whole picture.Look at each corner.Look at the people.Record one take-away from the picture that relates to the question above.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvKrkCLl_0UWhat were some of the major issues here? What was the response? By the unions? By the city?

Jigsaw Reading and Notes Divide two pages in half in your notebookWrite the following titles for each section14.2 Conditions of the Working Class14.3 The Labor Movement14.4 Strike Erupt Nationwide14.5 Mixed Success for UnionsDivide the reading up in your group (move if you do not have 4 people) Read your section and take notes on the questions on the following screen.Share your questions and notes with your group when everyone is finished.Add notes for what you did not read.14.2 Conditions of the 14.3 The Labor MovementJigsaw Reading Notes14.214.314.414.5Record at least 4 details describing the working and living conditions of industrial workers.

Define:Working classDivision of laborSweatshopsChild laborTenementsRecord at least two strategies labor unions employed in their attempt to improve workers lives. Then record two ways employers attempted to undermine unions.

Define:Labor unionsAmerican Federation of Labor (AFL)StrikeSocialismCollective bargaining Record at least three key events during the labor movement of this time period. Summarize each event in one or two sentences.

Define:Anarchist Pinkerton Agency

Record at least three important losses or gains that labor unions experienced during this time. Write at least one sentence explain each gain or loss.

Identify:Rose SchniedermanSamuel GompersMary Harris Mother JonesEuguene V. Debs Everyone Can Win GameYou need to be a team of three.

Object of the Game: To end the game with any positive number of points, earning you extra credit. Materials Every group will receive an envelope containing a green card and a pink card.

Everyone Can WinThe game has 6 rounds. For each round, each group quietly picks the color card they want to play. Hide the card you choose to play. Put the card you are not playing back in the envelope. At the end of a round, hold up the card you choose. If all groups play green, then everyone receives positive points.If all group s play pink, then everyone receives negative points. BUT if groups play different colors, THENGreen = negative pointsPink = positive pointsGroups that end with a positive number of points will earn 2 extra credit points on the Unit 5 Part 1 Exam. Class DebriefWhat emotions did you experience while playing the game?For those of you who played a green card every time, why did you do that?For those of you who played a pink card even once, why did you do that? Why was (or wasnt) the class able to play the game so that everyone won positive points?Can you think of something from history or real life that has a similar dynamic to this game?

Notebook Response:Based on your experience in the game and what you read in the textbook, why might it have been difficult for workers to form labor unions?Why might workers have wanted to form labor unions, despite those difficulties? Cost and Benefits of Industrializaitonhttps://dlc.dcccd.edu/history2-1/a-wide-range-of-consequences In-class WriteBased off of your prior knowledge, what you learned from the textbook, the images, our simulation, and either of the videos answer the following prompt:PARAGRAPH PROMPT: Was the rise of industry good for the American worker?Your response must include: A thesis statement At least 3 pieces of evidence that support your thesisAnalysis that connects each piece of evidence back to your thesis. Dont just tell me three facts. Show how they connect to each other and your thesis. Exit Slip: Rate and ExplainContent: WWBAT evaluate whether or not the rise of industrialism in the United States was good for the American worker. Language: WWBAT to discuss our thought processes after completing a simulation.

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