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The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s
8th - 11th
Many educators focus on the civil rights movement as it occurred after Rosa Parks incited the bus boycott. Extend the understanding of the fight for civil rights in the United States with this post-WWII lesson. Learners examine and...
African Americans and the Populist Movement
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did the Populist Party fail to ally itself with African American farmers? To answer this essential question, class members investigate the Populist Era (188-1900) and read an article written by Tom Watson, a Populist leader.
Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.
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,...
Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution
8th - 11th
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
George Pullman: His Impact on the Railroad Industry, Labor, and American Life in the 19th Century
9th - 12th
Learners analyze the contributions of George Pullman. In this George Pullman lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding Pullman's impact on the railroad industry, organized labor, and American life.