What were some of the first big businesses in the United States? What were some of the benefits brought by these businesses? What were some of the problems? How did the industrialization of the workplace affect American workers (feel free to tie this in with question one)? How did workers respond to the new industrial workplace? Consider discussing the development of unions How did immigration and industrialization affect American cities? Using the Urban Log Cabin as a reference, what were some of the differences between people living in 1870 and 1915? What do these differences tell you about change in this period?