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New Industrial Order / Gilded Age (Norton 10th grade): New Industrial Order Presentation Project

Present the pertinent details of the following individuals, places and events regarding their importance to the Industrial Revolution.

Robber Barons

Assignment Details

Present the pertinent details of the following individuals, places and events regarding their importance to the Industrial Revolution.

Thomas Edison

John D. Rockefeller

Andrew Carnegie

J. Pierpont Morgan

Daniel De Leon 

Sherman Antitrust Act 

Terence Powderly

Herbert Spencer (incorporate William Graham Sumner)

Alexander Graham Bell

Cornelius Vanderbilt 

Andrew Mellon

Lelan Stanford 

Charles Schwab

John Jacob Astor

The presentation should be 5-6 minutes in length and may include powerpoint, handouts, costumes etc….  All must document research using MLA format and must use 1-2 sources outside of our textbook for the presentation.  You will have all of Monday’s class to conduct research in addition to time you spend on your own. 

Evaluation: You will be evaluated on the following:

-          Mastery of Subject

-          Communication and Presentation of Material

-          Documentation of Research Material