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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Major Strikes in the American Labor Movement

For Students 9th - 12th
Have your class organize information about strikes in a handy chart. Pupils take notes on the Homestead Strike, the Lawrence Strike, and the Pullman Strike. Along the left side of the chart are six questions for learners to answer about...
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The Growth of the American Labor Movement

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the world of labor unions and organized strikes of the early 20th century in this presentation. With stark pictures of child laborers and striking workers, these slides are sure to leave an indelible impression on your students-...
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Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The food on young scholars' tables was likely harvested by hands that fought for fair wages and working conditions. By examining the life of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, learners connect their daily meals with the struggles of those...
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China's Rising Labor Movement

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians will explore the complex causes and effects of industrialization in China by perusing the numerous articles included in this webpage. Throughout the resource, there are many writing and discussion prompts to help direct...
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American Labor: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this American labor instructional activity, learners fill out short answer questions using their workbook about American labor in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 9 questions total.
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Cesar Chavez Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th
Long hours, no restrooms, and low pay were all part of the life of migrant farm workers before the work of union leader Cesar Chavez. The video describes the life of Chavez and his family working in the fields of California. It also...
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Methods of Reform: The Lowell Mill Girls

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Although the girls and women who worked in the Lowell Mills are not often seen this way, they are the forbearers of the American labor movement. Pupils examine primary sources, including testimony about life at Lowell and labor laws, as...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (3)

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive American history worksheet, high schoolers 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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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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Civil Rights Movement Event Cards

For Students 8th - 11th
An excellent tool for organizing information, these cards contain information about different events in the Civil Rights Movement. Students can work individually or as a group to read their given passages. Once they have finished...
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The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s

For Teachers 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...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history learning exercise, high schoolers answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the rise of 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 (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history activity, students 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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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (6)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank 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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George Pullman: His Impact on the Railroad Industry, Labor, and American Life in the 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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.
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US History and Government Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The reform movements—such as abolition, the push for women's suffrage, and the labor movement—shaped modern America. A document analysis activity and essay prompt help learners consider why. Other items in the high-level exam include an...
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African Americans and the Populist Movement

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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.
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Workers, Take a Holiday! the Beginning of Labor Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When your upper elementary class returns in the fall, have them identify and define the beginnings of the labor movement and Labor Day in the United States. They thoughtfully reflect on changes that have occurred in the way we think...
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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 Day in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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Chapter 26: The New Power Balance 1850-1900

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Trace the industrial changes and shifts in world power occurring between 1850 and 1900. This is an extensive, well-organized, and complete look at the social and political events leading up to the turn of the century. A great resource to...