Joyce Appleby, Professor Emerita, University of California, Los Angeles, explores how the men and women born after the American Revolution experienced and developed the theoretical ideas of liberty and independence put in place by their parents and grandparents.
examine, explain, and evaluate a variety of literary and visual primary sources that describe and depict the development and impact of railroads on sectional relationships, national unity, and economic growth during the nineteenth century.
analyze and assess eyewitness accounts, a notable photograph, and two maps of railway routes.
read, discuss, and draw conclusions about the text and major concepts.
make a sound response to one of several possible “essential...
analyze a variety of primary sources related to the completion of the transcontinental railroad.
investigate celebratory images and a poem to discover some of the key outcomes that arose from the ability to move easily and quickly from coast to coast.
analyze engravings about the completion of the transcontinental railroad.
discover some of the key outcomes that arose from the ability to move...