1/8 Vocab, Atlas Activities (34/36A-B)

Today we examined key vocabulary phrases for successfully understanding Unit 6.  These included: capitalism, laissez-faire, assimilation, & ‘Gilded Age’.

Unit 6 Vocab Intro

Then, we completed 2 atlas activities to gain a deeper geographic understanding of how railroads fueled westward expansion and were closely related to industrialization.

Railroads Transform the West Handout     Mining Raw Materials Handout

Railroads Transform the West Maps     Railroads Transform the West Maps pg45

Mining Raw Materials Maps