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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World
Submitted by: McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions on Dec 11, 2008
Date Last Modified: Dec 11, 2008
Title: Like A Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World
Description: This assignment explores how the South was converted from cotton plantations during the Civil War to cotton mill towns during Reconstruction.
Type of Task: Individual
Time Required 60 Minutes
Topics: Reconstruction: Impact of Reconstruction on the South
Course: US History I
Audience: College General Ed
Learning Objectives: Explain and evaluate the short and long term social and economic consequences of Reconstruction for the South.
Technical Notes: Author Pattie Morton
Text of Learning 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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