Chapter 16 Learning Objectives

To analyze significant turn-of-the-20th-century trends in such areas as technology, education, race relations, and mass culture.

SECTION 1 Science and Urban Life
  1. Describe the impact of technological advances on turn-of-the-20th-century urban planning.
  2. Summarize turn of the century communication innovations.

SECTION 2 Education and Culture
  1. Analyze the expansion of public education at the turn of the 20th century.
  2. Describe the growth of higher education.

SECTION 3 Segregation and Discrimination
  1. Trace the historical underpinnings of legalized segregation and the African-American struggle against racism in the United States.
  2. Summarize turn-of-the-20th-century race relations in the North and the South.
  3. Identify discrimination against minorities in the American West.

SECTION 4 The Dawn of Mass Culture
  1. Give examples of turn-of-the-20th-century leisure activities and popular sports.
  2. Analyze the spread of mass culture in the United States at the turn of the 20th century.
  3. Describe turn-of-the-20th-century innovations in marketing and advertising

Chapter 16 Power Point Presentations

Chapter 16 Assignments:

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    • Discuss problems faced by African Americans under Jim Crow
    • Explain ways southern states tried to prevent African Americans from voting
    • Discuss the significance of Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
    • Review Day for Final Exams
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015
    • Final Exams - Pds. 1,2,3