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Learning Exercise: Like A Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World

Title:
Like A Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World
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Description:
This assignment explores how the South was converted from cotton plantations during the Civil War to cotton mill towns during Reconstruction.
Course: US History I

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Submitted by:
McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions
Date Last Modified:
December 11, 2008

Exercise

Concept Map: Read the documents of how the South was converted from cotton plantations during the Civil War to cotton mill towns during Reconstruction. Evaluate the economic consequences of Reconstruction for the South. Access the information at: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=77415 . Create a concept map outlining the change from plantation life to cotton mill life. Be sure to highlight the ways cotton mill life differed from plantation life. Post your organizer to the discussion board. Discuss the difficulties involved in changing from one type of lifestyle to another. As a group determine the top 3 most difficult things about changing from one lifestyle to another.

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Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Reconstruction: Impact of Reconstruction on the South

Learning Objectives

Explain and evaluate the short and long term social and economic consequences of Reconstruction for the South.

Type of Task

  • Individual

Technical Notes

Author Pattie Morton