• Period 6 is worth 13% of the AP Exam. This period will be covered in approximately 18 class days.

    The College Board uses key concepts to denote the testable material for each period. The full, detailed version of these concepts are located here. Please take the time to know these concepts, as anything mentioned is fair game for the AP Exam.

    Key Concept 6.1— Technological advances, large-scale production methods, and the opening of new markets encouraged the rise of industrial capitalism in the United States

    Key Concept 6.2— The migrations that accompanied industrialization transformed both urban and rural areas of the United States and caused dramatic social and cultural change.

    Key Concept 6.3— The Gilded Age produced new cultural and intellectual movements, public reform efforts, and political debates over economic and social policies.

Period 6 Homework and Test Calendar

  • Period 6 Key Terms/IDs

    Key terms will be due at the conclusion of each period on the test date, unless otherwise specified. These terms will be worth 100 points per period, and will be an invaluable study tool as we get closer to the AP exam in May. Each term should include the information provided on Quizlet.

    READ ME: You have two options to receive the credit for key terms: 1. Create a notecard for each term using the definition on Quizlet and any additional relevant information from the book or 2. Create a Quizlet account, join my class by clicking here, and complete LEARN, FLASHCARD, and one other method of your choice by 8:20am on the due date. If not completed before 8:20am, no credit will be given.

    Chapter 16

    1. Laissez-faire
    2. Monopoly
    3. Vertical integration
    4. Horizontal integration
    5. Robber barons
    6. Trust
    7. Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    8. Blacklist
    9. Social Darwinism
    10. Gospel of Wealth
    11. Collective bargaining
    12. Knights of Labor
    13. Haymarket Riot

    Chapter 17

    1. Gilded Age
    2. Social Gospel
    3. urbanization
    4. Tenements
    5. Political machine
    6. Settlement house
    7. New Woman
    8. People’s Party
    9. Farmers’ alliance
    10. Coxey’s Army
    11. Company town
    12. Pullman Strike


  • Period 6 Lectures/Powerpoints

    The following links will navigate you to PDF files of the in-class lectures. The inclusion of these notes below should not be considered as a substitute for taking notes and paying attention in class.  These notes are provided so that you have access to visual images used in class as well as for absent students to get caught up.

    Populism and the Election of 1896 - SHEG (PPT)

    Populism and the Wizard of Oz