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Teaching Monopolies of the early 20th century

Monopolies of the early 20th century

The post-Civil War era brought changes to American industry. Advancements in technology and an increase in investments lowered the costs of producing and moving goods. It became easier for money to move between those who had it and those who needed it for their businesses. Additionally, the growth of advertising helped companies spread the word about their products across the country.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Are monopolies good for society overall?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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