Assignment 1.2: Industrialization After the Civil War Final Paper

Assignment 1.2: Industrialization After the Civil War Final Paper

the Civil War, the United States became a much more industrialized
society. Between 1865 and 1920, industrialization improved American life
in many ways. However, industrialization also created problems for
American society. Consider events that took place after the Civil War
and discuss ways that industrialization affected the U.S. between 1865
and 1920.

You have already developed a thesis
statement and developed an outline in which you identify three main
points relevant to your topic. Now you will develop the final paper in
which you explore your main points in detail.

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Introduce your paper with your previously crafted thesis statement.
  2. Discuss
    three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920.  In
    your response, consider society, the economy, and politics.
  3. Identify
    three (3) specific groups that were affected by industrialization and
    provide two examples for each group describing how the group was
    affected. (Consider issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, child labor,
  4. Summarize how industrialization affected the life of the
    average working American during this period. Use specific examples and
  5. Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be
    typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
    one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
    style or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any
    additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the
    title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the
    course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are
    not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identify
    and discuss the different ways that the heritage of slavery, the Civil
    War, the Reconstruction, and segregation have shaped America’s history.
  • Summarize
    and discuss the ways that formal policies of government have influenced
    the direction of historical and social development in the United
  • Recognize the major turning points in American history since the Civil War.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in contemporary U.S. history.
  • Write clearly and concisely about contemporary U.S. history using proper writing mechanics.