This concise guide zooms in on the period of American history known as the Industrial Revolution, from its earliest beginnings in the mid-18th century to just after the First World War.
• Presents content and themes aligned with course objectives for students preparing for the AP U.S. history exam
• Includes 15 primary source documents with introductions placing them in their proper historical context
• Features a sample documents-based essay question similar to those found on the AP U.S. history exam
• Supplies top tips for answering documents-based essay questions and an appendix of period learning objectives
• Provides a detailed chronology that links each event to a key theme as well as reference content thematic tagging of entries, documents, and timelinea unique feature for students
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About the Author
James S. Olson, PhD, is distinguished professor of history at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX.
Shannon L. Kenny is the proprietor of a Santa Barbara-based editorial and writing services agency specializing in history, lifestyle, and travel.
Table of Contents
How to Use this Book ix
Key Themes xi
Alphabetical List of Entries xxix
Topical List of Entries xxxiii
List of Primary Documents xxxvii
The Encyclopedia 1
Primary Documents 241
Sample Document-Based Essay Question (DBQ) 261
Top Tips for Answering Document-Based Essay Questions 265
Appendix A Chronology of the Industrial Revolution in America 267
Appendix B Period Learning Objectives for Students 273
Appendix C Listing of Biographical Entries 275
Appendix D Listing of Entries Related to Supreme Court Cases and Acts of Congress 277