Chapter 6: Urban America
Section 3: The Gilded Age p.230-239

Name____________________________

Main Idea:

Ideas about wealth during the last part of the 1800s continue to affect society today

Objectives:

vocabulary

individualism


Social Darwinism


philanthropy


settlement house


Americanization


evolution


Publish


Gilded Age


Gospel of Wealth


Mark Twain


Social Gospel


Jane Addams

 

Reading Checks:

What was the main idea of Social Darwinism?



What was the importance of saloon life?



What actions did Congress take to regulate big business?

 

What was the purpose of a settlement house?

 

Main Ideas:

What were the defining characteristics of the Gilded Age?

 

How did changes in art and literature reflect the issue and characteristics of the late 1800s?


Why was the Sherman Anti Trust ineffective? (At first)