Week 17 Social Studies Dec. 4-8

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can describe the impact of yellow fever during the 1870's
*I can explain the need for the South and Tennessee to move toward industry and mechanization after the Civil War and identify examples of the effort
*I can map the sources of new immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe, China and Japan
*I can interpret informational text narratives and excerpts that describe the role of Chinese and Irish laborers in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.
*I can summarize why the United States was viewed as a land of opportunity by immigrants while at the same time, American citizens were developing a growing sense of intolerance towards the increasing number of immigrants.