Week 17 Social Studies Dec. 7-11

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can explain the need for the South and TN to move toward industry 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, and interpret narratives and excerpts from informational text describing the role that Chinese and Irish laborers played in the development of the Transcontinental Railroad. 
*I can describe the role of Buffalo Soldiers in settling the West, including Tennessee native George Jordan.  
*I can summarize why the United States was viewed as the land of opportunity by immigrants versus a growing sense of protectionism and nativism by American citizens.