Cowboys and Immigrants (VUS.8a)
The Age of Industry (VUS.8b)
Jim Crow Era (VUS.8c)
This is the end of the content for the mid-term exam!!!

Video Lectures:

Click the link above to watch streaming videos as an introduction to this module. You may complete the optional guided notes -

The Assignment

1. View the Video Lectures for this module. You may find it helpful to download, print, and complete the "Guided Notes" as you view these.

2. Download and save the Module 8 Core Questions. Answer the questions as you read each section of the Core. This assignment is worth 60 points. Complete and turn in to the the dropbox function in the "HCPS-SchoolSpace" interface.

Part 2 - Download and save this mini web-quest comparing Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois! When complete, turn it in for 20 points.

3. Download and save the Module 8 Reading Assignment. Complete the questions as you learn the Core content and complete the e-Text readings. Once complete, turn in your assignment to the dropbox function in the "HCPS-SchoolSpace" interface. This assignment is worth 60 points. (10 points per page)

4. Blog Topic: Look at this cartoon drawn by Thomas Nast, titled "Worse Than Slavery". Explain the symbols used that would lead Nast to believe that the situation for African-Americans after the Civil War was actually worse.

<all blogs should be between 100-300 words, and should be a reflection of your opinions on the topic, not a re-statement of the facts>

5. Complete the following review activities on :
DO NOT worry about signing in - they are not really tracked. Just play!

6. Complete the assessment "VUS.8a-c; Urbanization, Industrialization and Segregation"! Use your course login username and password to take this test!

All assignments are due at 5:00 p.m on June 23. GET READY FOR THE MID-TERM EXAM!!!

Course Readings:

The Core:

VUS.8a; Emergence of Modern America

VUS.8b; Industrialization

VUS.8c; The Jim Crow Era- Prejudice and Discrimination

As you navigate through the Core Readings using the links at the bottom of each page, the images contain the most basic and necessary information. The "Other Notes" sections help to explain the key content. The "Video Clips" are on-line clips that can help you to understand the key content, and the "Extra-Links" provide supplemental information about the content on each page. Be sure to click on the Quia link at the end to test yourself!


(To use the e-Text, click on the link above to go to the on-line textbook. This book is in PDF format and may NOT be printed or downloaded to your PC. All copyright laws apply!)

The video clips provided in "The Core" reading pages are from Discovery Education, United Streaming. Our district has license to use these clips for instructional purposes. You may not copy these segments and use them for any other purpose than this class-All copyright laws apply!