#62      Progressive Society  ch 18

Last Update: November 13, 2015

OK PASS Objectives

          The home was the center of life @ the
            turn of the century.
  
    1.  What replaced wood stoves and kerosene
         lanterns?  central heating systems and gas
                         or electric lights

    2.  In 1900 what was the life expectancy for males
         and females?  48 yrs males, 51 yrs females
 
3.  What are X-rays and inoculations?  allows to see through the body, fight illnesses
 

Henry Ford started the assembly line and made cars so the average American could afford one.


Watch Henry Ford's quadracycle 7 min video:

Content Standard 2:

2.
A. Identify the impact of new inventions and industrial production methods, including new technologies in transportation and communication between 1850-1920

 

Model T
the most famous automobile ever built. Changed America forever
 

Read p 446   How did Henry Ford cut costs?
        mass production, assembly line
Watch Ford's Assembly Line 5 min video:

            What other industries were stimulated?
            road building, rubber, oil refining
, gave rise to a middle class with the higher wages.
 What did he establish near Detroit, Michigan?
   
        Greenfield Village and The Henry Ford (Museum)

Watch on Electric Cars 2.3min video :

Content Standard 2:

2.
A. Identify the impact of new inventions and industrial production methods, including new technologies in transportation and communication between 1850-1920

Wilbur and Orville Wright  made the first successful powered flight @ Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903


Watch Wright Bros
Memorial 2 min video
Watch Wright Bros Flight 9 min video


Content Standard 2:

2.
A. Identify the impact of new inventions and industrial production methods, including new technologies in transportation and communication between 1850-1920

 
George Washington Carver
1.  Set important example for freedmen. 
2.  Received education and excelled in scientific research.
3.  Discovered over 100 different uses for the peanut and sweet potato.

W. E. B. Du Bois

black author and civil rights activists. Du Bois attempted virtually every possible solution to the problem of twentieth-century racism

Du Bois rose to national attention in his opposition of Booker T. Washington's ideas of accommodation with Jim Crow separation between whites and blacks and disenfranchisement of blacks, campaigning instead for increased political representation for blacks in order to guarantee civil rights, and the formation of a Black elite that would work for the progress of the African American race.


The Great Migration
was the movement of 2 million African Americans out of the Southern United States to the Midwest, Northeast and West from 1910 to 1930.African Americans migrated to escape racism and to seek jobs in industrial cities.
Watch "Up South" video

2. Evaluate the impact of industrialization on American society
A. Identify the impact of new inventions

B. Investigate the long term effects of reform movements,the Early Civil Rights Movement and leaders

(e.g., Booker T. Washington and

 

W. E. B. Du Bois).

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Analyze the impact of electrification, and urbanization (e.g., the Great Migration) on American society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Dewey influenced progressive education "what ever works is right" Watch Brain Drain 5 min video

Christianity in the 1920's
        "the social gospel" the church's mission is identified with the Progressive movement.
    1.  social gospel rejects or minimizes the gospel of individual salvation.
    2.  man lost his confidence in the existence of a personal God.

 

 

 

Billy Sunday  AKA "baseball evangelist" got many saved by "hitting the sawdust trail"

 
Guglielmo Marconi  devised a wireless telegraph system in 1896   AKA radio
    Today it's the wireless telephone.

First commercial radio station KDKA

Watch Marconi 2min video

Content Standard 2:

2. Evaluate the impact of industrialization on American society.
A. Identify the impact of new inventions and industrial production methods, including new technologies in transportation and communication between 1850-1920

 

 The sinking of the Titanic

Read the article about the Titanic
                       
Watch Titanic movie trailer video
    1.  Nickname? millionaires special
    2.  Height? 110ft Length? 900ft
    3.  Crew member's boast? "God himself couldn't sink her"
    4.  Date of the sinking? April 14, 1912
    5.  Last song of the band? Autumn    song
    6.  Time it took to sink? 2.5 hours
    7.  What three precautions are now taken
         since the sinking of the Titanic?
         lifeboats for all passengers, radio on board, ice patrol

Content Standard 2:

2.
A. Identify the impact of new inventions and industrial production methods, including new technologies in transportation and communication between 1850-1920

Watch on The Jungle Cities 8 min video:  

Photo Credits:

X ray: smm.org/heart/ lessons/jpgs/full/xray.jpg

Inoculations: www.tocc.cc.az.us/ images/photos/immunize.jpg

Wright Brothers: yfolire.net/ img/sais/avent/wright.jpg

Wright Brothers: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/assets/jb/progress/jb_progress_flight_1_e.jpg

Radio: http://www.sierrapapa.it/qsl/xmuseo25.jpg