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Period 6: 1865-1898

APUSH: MIG (Theme), NAT (Theme), PCE (Theme), SOC (Theme), WXT (Theme)
APUSH: KC‑6.1 (KC), KC‑6.1.II (KC), KC‑6.1.III (KC), KC‑6.2 (KC), KC‑6.2.I (KC), KC‑6.2.II (KC), KC‑6.3 (KC), KC‑6.3.I (KC), KC‑6.3.II (KC), Unit 6: Learning Objective A
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The Gold Rush
APUSH: KC‑6.1.I.A (KC), KC‑6.1.III.A (KC), KC‑6.1.III.B (KC), KC‑6.2.II.A (KC), MIG (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective B
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Westward expansion: economic development
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Westward expansion: economic developmentGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.2.II.B (KC), KC‑6.2.II.C (KC), KC‑6.2.II.D (KC), KC‑6.2.II.E (KC), MIG (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective B
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The Homestead Act and the exodustersWestward expansion: social and cultural developmentChinese immigrants and Mexican Americans in the age of westward expansionThe reservation systemThe Dawes ActThe Indian Wars and the Battle of the Little BighornThe Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee
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APUSH: KC‑6.1.II.D (KC), KC‑6.3.II.C (KC), NAT (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective C
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The Compromise of 1877Life after slavery for African AmericansThe New SouthThe origins of Jim Crow - introductionOrigins of Jim Crow - the Black Codes and ReconstructionOrigins of Jim Crow - the Fourteenth and Fifteenth AmendmentsOrigins of Jim Crow - Compromise of 1877 and Plessy v. FergusonPlessy v. FergusonJim Crow
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The New SouthGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1.I.B.i (KC), Unit 6: Learning Objective D, WXT (Theme)
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Introduction to the Gilded AgeThe Gilded Age and the Second Industrial Revolution
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Technological innovationGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1.I (KC), KC‑6.1.I.B.ii (KC), KC‑6.1.I.D (KC), KC‑6.1.I.E.i (KC), Unit 6: Learning Objective E, WXT (Theme)
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The rise of industrial capitalism
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The rise of industrial capitalismGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1.I.C (KC), KC‑6.1.II.B.i (KC), KC‑6.1.II.C (KC), Unit 6: Learning Objective E, WXT (Theme)
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Labor battles in the Gilded AgeThe Knights of Labor
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Labor in the Gilded AgeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1.II.B.ii (KC), KC‑6.2.I.A (KC), KC‑6.2.I.B (KC), MIG (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective F
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America moves to the cityImmigration and migration in the Gilded Age
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APUSH: KC‑6.2.I.C (KC), KC‑6.3.I.A (KC), KC‑6.3.II.B.i (KC), MIG (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective G
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Social Darwinism in the Gilded AgeMisunderstanding evolution: a historian's perspective on Social DarwinismMisunderstanding evolution: a biologist's perspective on Social Darwinism
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APUSH: KC‑6.2.I.E (KC), KC‑6.3.I.B (KC), SOC (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective H
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Development of the middle class
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Development of the middle classGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.3.I.C (KC), KC‑6.3.II.B.ii (KC), SOC (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective I
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Reform in the Gilded Age
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Reform in the Gilded AgeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1.I.E.ii (KC), KC‑6.1.II.A (KC), PCE (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective J
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Laissez-faire policies in the Gilded Age
APUSH: KC‑6.1.III.C (KC), KC‑6.2.I.D (KC), KC‑6.3.II.A (KC), PCE (Theme), Unit 6: Learning Objective K
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Politics in the Gilded AgeThe Populists
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Politics in the Gilded AgeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
APUSH: KC‑6.1 (KC), KC‑6.1.II (KC), KC‑6.1.III (KC), KC‑6.2 (KC), KC‑6.2.I (KC), KC‑6.2.II (KC), KC‑6.3 (KC), KC‑6.3.I (KC), KC‑6.3.II (KC)
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Continuity and change in the Gilded Age

About this unit

After the Civil War, the United States emerged as the world's foremost industrial power. With that came great wealth and great poverty.
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