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The Gilded Age 

Essential Question:  What were the major themes of the Gilded Age and how did they impact the rapidly growing US population?

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The Goal:

In this lesson you will review the characteristics of the Gilded Age,

Three major themes, and

How they impacted a rapidly growing population

Directions: 

  1. Use the document you saved from the last lesson to help you create Study Notes for this lesson. 

  2. Review the document BEFORE you watch the video(s). 

  3. Then, save a copy of a "starter" mind map or bulleted outline for this lesson to help you take notes.

  4. Use the video, the word list (top icon to your left), and the printables to create a study notes mind map or a bulleted outline. ​

  5. Watch the video(s).  There are questions in the video to help you complete your study notes. 

transcript (Google Doc)

6. Submit a shareable link to your summary notes mind map/bulleted outline.  Use the "text reply" icon.  [In the audio directions, I say the link is "below", but it's not.  It's in the next assignment called Submit Gilded Age Study Notes.]

7.  You will use your growing set of summary notes in upcoming assignments.