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73 resources with the concept the progressive era

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1909: Parks, What Are They Good For?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine John Nolan's document justifying the plan for a state park system. They report on this report and write an editorial for a newspaper.
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Stand Up And Sing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine pieces of sheet music and identify context, purpose, and perspective with regard to the political, social, and economic conditions existing at that time. They create a cover illustrating a topic of the Progressive Era.
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Progressive Movement in Kansas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the Progressive Movement in Kansas. In this Progressive Era lesson plan, 7th graders study various facts about this era in Kansas. Students create a presentation on a law that was passed during this time.
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The Progressives

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role...
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Progressivism and Populism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Gilded Age. In this Progressive Era lesson, students read an excerpt from The Jungle and respond to analysis questions. Students also analyze images from the era in collaborative groups and share their findings with...
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Chapter 6 and 7 Unit Test

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Progressive Era and Big Business test activity, students respond to 15 matching, 3 multiple choice, and 4 short answer questions.
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Progressives Intro Blue Book

For Students 8th - 11th
For this 20th century American history worksheet, students read noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 11 short answer questions regarding the Progressive Movement in the United States.    
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Origins of Progressivism

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Progressivism learning exercise, students respond to 9 short answer and 10 identification questions regarding the Progressive Era in the United States.
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The Progressive Spirit - Women Work for Voting Rights

For Teachers 11th
Students explore the methods suffragettes used to accompolish the right to vote during the Progressive Era. In this Social Studes/U.S. History lesson, 11th graders describe what they see in a series of photographs.  Additionally,...
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Amusement Park

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students study early 1900s urban America. In this amusement park lesson, students examine photographs from early American amusement parks and compare them to the parks of today. Students discuss how the Progressive Movement had a part in...
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Progressivism: What's the Problem?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Progressive Era lesson, students examine the goals and accomplishments of the Populist Party.
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Progressive Era - Muckraking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss muckraking and societal changes. In this progressive era lesson, students review photographs and read excerpts from The Jungle. Students select a task of their choice, sorting events into categories, writing a letter,...
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Progressivism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this Progressive Era lesson, students examine the concerns of American citizens during the era and compare them to...
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Progressives and the Era of Trustbusting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. For this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish...
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A New Society Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the social and political movements of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. In this American history lesson, 9th graders work in groups to form their own society and laws. Students make a diagram of their town and...
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The Progressives

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Progressive Era worksheet, students review a chapter as they read 10 descriptions identifying who or what is speaking, respond to 4 short answer questions, and explain a historical theme regarding this time period in United...
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Understanding The Progressives And Their Viewpoints

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the Progressive Era in American history (1900-1917). They use the internet and other sources to research the Progressive Movement, identify three Progressive presidents, and explore considered reforms. Students...
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Workers in Factories During the Gilded Age

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders experience what life was like in the factories during the Gilded Age. They explore the reasons behind the move for work place reforms during the Progressive Era. Students discuss the factors that led to work place reforms.
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Women's Involvement In The Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners participate in a lesson that is investigating the Progressive Era of history. They conduct research focusing on the role of women in era. The information provides the perspectives necessary to address the popular stereotypes...
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The Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago During the Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine maps showing the hog and corn distribution of the United States. In groups, they research the reasons why Chicago became the natural hub for meat-packing processing in the United States. They examine changes in...
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Dorothea Lange: A Visual Life

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss and analyze images of photography by Dorothea Lange to identify important themes in her work to document rural life in America. In addition, they research other types of artists working in other forms of media (painters,...
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Progressive Newspapers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a newspaper on local, state and national issues in the muckracking style of progessive era journalism. They research the style by reading articles from the time period on women's sufrage, child labor laws and political...
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A Shared Past

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research the links between Texas and U.S. history. They explore their ties to the Progressive Era and World War I. Students analyze one of the main themes of economics. They view why migration and the Mexican Revolution's...
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Migrants and Voting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the challenges diverse people in late nineteenth century American society. They examine how racial an ethnic events of the Progressive Era in America.