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Social Studies Unit 3: Big Business and Big Cities Social Studies Unit 3: Big Business and Big Cities Jeff Davis Elementary School Fifth Grade
SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century. b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity). d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled. SS5G2 The student will explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities. a.Explain how factor such as population, transportation, and resources influenced industrial location in the United States between the end of the Civil War and b. Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations since the turn of the 20 th century and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas.
SS5E3 The student will describe how consumers and businesses interact in the United States economy across time. b. Describe how people earn income by selling their labor to businesses. c. Describe how entrepreneurs take risks to develop new goods and services to start a business. SS5CG3 The student will explain how amendments to the U.S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy. a.Explain the purpose of the 12 th and 17 th amendments. b.Explain how voting rights were protected by the 15 th, 19 th, 23 rd, 24 th, and 26 th amendments.
Vocabulary Corporation Competition Monopoly Labor union strike Essential Questions: How did inventions impact American life in the late 1800s and early 1900s? EQ: Who are entrepreneurs? (Discuss the risks they take to develop new goods and services when they start a business.)
Thomas Edison Watch Animated Heroes: Thomas Edison in Unit Folder!
Stocks and Shares
Description of the Cartoon Above Political Cartoon illustrating John D. Rockefellers Monopoly of the Oil Business.
Watch Inventions and Industry and Big Business and Corruption in Unit Folder
Vocabulary Persecution Ethnic group tenement Essential Questions: Why did people immigrate to the United States, from where did they come and where did they settle?
Angel Island Photo Gallery Ellis Island Photo Gallery
Vocabulary stockyard skyscraper rapid transit slum settlement house Essential Question: How did factors such as population, transportation, and resources influence industrial location in the United States between the end of the Civil War and 1900?
Vocabulary progressives muckraker Essential Questions: Why were progressives important to millions of people in the United States? What is the purpose of the 12 th and 17 th amendments to the U. S. Constitution?