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Gilded Age Politics

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Whisk your students through the politics of the Gilded Age with this presentation, which features the contexts and characteristics of the 1880-1888 Presidential Elections. Clever political cartoons and clear, concise bullet points about...
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Political Bosses Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research the political bosses and the political machine in New York City. In this politics lesson, students review the term progressives, political bosses, and political machine. Students study a Tammany cartoon and read...
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Political Cartoons of Political Machines: New Your City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discover details about political machine bosses. In this political cartoon lesson, students use the provided political cartoon analysis worksheet to analyze cartoons of Boss Tweed. Learners then compose essays about the...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: A Call to Action

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about about the state of Sudan. Students then respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Interpreting Political Cartoons

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students review political cartoons and discuss what political impact they can have. They choose a current political cartoon and write an essay exploring its intent and impact.
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The Cricket World Cup

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the influence of politics on the Cricket World Cup. Students research and gather information on the World Cup. They create a report on their findings. Students debate why England should or should not stay out of...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Drawing Inspiration

For Students 8th - 12th
In this historical events learning exercise, learners analyze political cartoons about about shifting blame. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Nothing is More Patriotic Than Social Criticism

For Students 8th - 12th
In this historical events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons that feature social criticism. Students respond to 2 talking point questions.
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Bosses

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read" Bosses in American History Textbooks" and allow students to read it. They discuss it with the whole class and locate the section on bossism in their own texts and see if it conforms to the ideas in the handout.
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Who's the Boss?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the relationships between employees and their bosses. In this political science lesson, 9th graders examine primary documents regarding the professional relationship between Truman and MacArthur.
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"Reading" Political Cartoons"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers recognize visual sterotyping in political cartoons and to analyze its use. They speculate as to why political cartoons are so effective. The teacher explains that cartoonists often make use of stereotypes as visual...
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Political Concepts in the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the founding fathers and the constitution.  In this U.S. Constitution lesson students produce a one page newspaper that explains five political concepts they studied. 
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Who's The Boss?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers research and analyze some different types of governments. Democracies, Monarchies, and Dictatorships are some of the types that are looked at. Learners use the Internet to gather information that...
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Meeting and Greeting

For Students 6th - 7th
In this ESL conversation worksheet, learners complete some or all of the exercises on three pages that pertain to cultural differences in meeting and greeting others.
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Political Concepts in the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 8th
students investigate why the founding fathers wrote a constitution that divides power between a central government and states, and also provides for a system of checks and balances.
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Smart Art

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine and practice the art of political cartoon-making by focusing on how and why they are so effective in making a political point.
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Social Effects of WWII on SC (Pt. 3)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the impact of World War II on South Carolina. In this American history activity, 5th graders analyze primary documents that include political cartoons and advertisements that were published in South Carolina during...
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Big Cities and Big Problems: Industrialization and Westward Expansion in America

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore life in America from 1877 to the present. In this American history lesson, 7th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine governmental control of urban development. Links are provided to Library...
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Suffragette BINGO

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Women's suffrage movement. In this women in history lesson, students use the Internet to research the suffrage movement. Students will then design and create a BINGO game that they can play.
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The United States and the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War...
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Giving Citizens a Voice

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students find the 12 missing words or phrases that best complete each of the sentences in the 2 paragraph text pertaining to Latin American countries that gained independence.
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Isn’t It Exciting? (The American Industrial Revolution and Urbanization)

For Teachers 6th
America was built on the ingenuity, work ethic, and foresight of our ancestors. Sixth graders learn about the complex Gilded Age in American history, including the prominent inventors and captains of industry, and how they all connect...
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Woodrow Wilson

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of Woodrow Wilson. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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President duties

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Presidential duties worksheet, students match the duties with the name of the jobs the President has. Students have 6 jobs and 16 duties to match to those jobs.

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