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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to American and European economy and politics. Cover the causes and effects of social reforms after the rise of Industrialization. Topics include laissez-faire, economics, socialism,...
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Development of Labor Unions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the conditions that led to organized labor unions. In this 20th century America lesson, students compare and contrast the Knights of Labor Constitution, the American Federation of Labor Constitution, and the Industrial...
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Labor Unions and Working Conditions:United We Stand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine primary documents about the establishment of labor unions. In this organized labor lesson, students research the working conditions that contributed to the growth of the labor union movement. Learners make classroom...
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Labor Unions in the Cotton Mills

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discover what working conditions were like in the cotton mills of the South. In this industrialization lesson, students read oral histories of mill workers and then write persuasive speeches for or against labor unions in the...
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The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Mary Harris "Mother" Jones

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover labor issues of the 1800's.  In this Pennsylvanian history instructional activity, students research the case of Mary Harris Jones and discover her work as a labor activist.  Students discuss the case together in class.
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Sedition in World War I

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I instructional activity, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war....
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Pullman Strike

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners explore the Pullman Strike.  For this U.S. history lesson, students view a PowerPoint about the Pullman Strike of 1894.  Learners discuss how this strike divided our nation.  Students work with a group to analyze a newspaper...
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Dolores Huerta

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars examine the life of Dolores Huerta and her contributions to the development of labor unions. They read the book "Cesar Chavez: Triumph of Spirit," and in groups create a quiz, complete a Venn diagram, listen to a guest...
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Should They Stay or Should They Go?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students share opinions about labor unions, discuss the recent split within the AFL-CIO, and write an article based on interviews with union members.
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Strike Up the Band

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners create song lyrics celebrating the history of labor unions serving the entertainment industry, then create posters illustrating the importance of each union to the industry they represent.
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore foreign cultures by reading a story in class. In this Hispanic history activity, students read the story Radio Man by Arthur Dorros and identify the times discrimination is used in the story. Students discuss labor...
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Hoboes on Harvest

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars discover details about the involvement of labor unions in organizing hoboes. In this Great Wheat Harvest Migration lesson plan, students read the Hoboes on Harvest handout and respond to the provided discussion questions...
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Striking Look

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine teacher union issues. In this current events lesson, students browse selected websites to explore the work and history of labor unions in Great Britain in order to better understand the teacher strikes of 2008.
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Discovering the Need for Labor Unions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the role of labor unions in improving working conditions. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research the evolution of labor unions and discuss the types of conditions workers during the Industrial...
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Chapter 9 - Big Business v. Labor

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century U.S. history learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the industrialization and labor unions. Students then respond to 50 short answer questions.
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Labor and Law: Sit-Down Strikes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the work of auto industry labor unions. In this labor unions lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of various sit-down strikes. Students respond to discussion questions regarding...
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Making Sense of the Employee Free Choice Act

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Employee Free Choice Act. In this workers' rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of the legislation. Students work in pairs to discuss questions and debate the...
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Farmworkers and the Union: A Lesson from Viva La Causa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the role of labor unions. In this labor union lesson, students watch "Viva la Causa" and discuss the working conditions that led farm workers to strike. Students also read a handout regarding labor unions and share their...
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United We Stand

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Student examine the life and work of Cesar Chavez. In this Teaching Tolerance lesson, students read about Cesar Chavez and recognize his work as a labor leader. Students discuss the concept of standing together as a group to fight...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (2)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (3)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, learners answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Labor Matters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the labor movement. In this labor issues lesson, students discuss the role of labor organizations and research their beginnings in order to better understand the debate over the Employee Free Choice Act.
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Collective Behavior and Social Movements

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this collective behavior and social movements worksheet, students match 15 vocabulary terms to the appropriate descriptions and answer 6 multiple choice questions regarding the 2 sociology topics.