Period 6: 1865-1898

1865 marked the end of the Civil War Americans began to expand westward at increasingly high rates. The federal government provided incentives to railroad companies to build transcontinental railroads. Native Americans, farmers, and the industrial work force make up a large portion of this time period. 1898 marked the beginning of the Spanish-American War – the US burst onto the international scene.

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AMSCO Readings

Janus Robber Baron or Captain of Industry Project and Resources

Videos for Period 6 Homework and Review by Adam Norris. Click on the Period 6  link for a PDF version of the review packet. You can access the videos in the PDF by clicking on the embedded links. 

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