1) The settlement of the West was a massive undertaking that took decades to complete. How was it accomplished? What of the people already there?
2) What were the key factors behind the industrialization of the United States in the period following the Civil War?
3) Describe the union movement. What were its goals? What unified the workers’ experience in the Gilded Age? What factors created divisions within the community of workers?
Citation from source: Major Problems in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era