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This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson that prompts...
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Unit Two: The French Revolution and Napoleon

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Have your class define, examine, and explore the causes and effects of the French Revolution. The presentation is organized so that students will be able to take effective notes on each topic covered. Critical thinking is promoted...
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Revolution in China

For Teachers 9th - 11th
There have been a lot of changes in China over the last century. This presentation begins with the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the revolution that led to the adoption of Communism. It highlights the Republican Revolution, Chinese...
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Child Labor in the Carolinas

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore child labor and how children were exploited and used in the work place. In this Industrial Revolution instructional activity, 5th graders research child labor by reading, looking at photographs and drawing...
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Big Business Monkey Business

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view a PowerPoint presentation on big businesses from the Industrial Revolution. They, in groups, research business organization in the Industrial Revolution and present their findings to the class.
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The First Great Awakening

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Connecting social studies and American literature, students study the Great Awakening and draw comparisons between its impact on England and on parts of Colonial America. They research the lives and experiences of people who lived during...
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Images from South Carolina Cotton Mills

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a paragraph comparing their lives to the lives of a child working in South Carolina during the early 1900's. For this Industrial Revolution lesson plan, 5th graders explore primary and secondary sources to teach them...
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Continuation of the Revolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research important inventions from the second half of the Industrial Revolution. They summarize their research and then write and publish a newspaper style article.
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The Victorians Pack

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Victorian era? Images of crowded factories and lavish palaces may come to mind—and both would be accurate. Learn more about Britain during the 64-year reign of Queen Victoria with a series of informational...
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La Belle Époque [1871-1914]:

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Progress through various aspects of the  "The Beautiful Era" in this presentation. Political, technological, and scientific contexts surround the time of innovation and change in the world landscape. The short length of this slide show...
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Trial at the Turn of the Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and explore various aspects of change at the turn of the century including economic, political, civil and others. Students then locate and analyze various primary sources to write an essay that demonstrates their...
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The 1919 Black Sox Scandal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of the Progressive Era on professional baseball. In this baseball instructional activity, students participate in a simulation that requires to take on assigned roles from the 1921 Black Sox Trial.
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Designing a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second instructional activity in this series begins by exploring the history of the...
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Changes in Transportation over Time

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Planes, trains, and automobiles. How many ways to travel are there? Scholars learn about modes of transportation in the past and how they have changed over time. Budding historians view a timeline, participate in group discussion, and...
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Child Labor Today and Yesterday

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the child labor laws of the present and past. They discover how technology added to the problem of child labor during the Industrial Revolution. They read articles about how other countries deal with this problem.
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Complete with maps, photographs, and historical documents, this presentation would be a great resource throughout a unit about mid-19th century America. Manifest Destiny, Texas Independence, the Oregon Trail, and the Mexican War are all...
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Work And Resistance In America

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the history and events that surround the industrial revolution. They conduct research using secondary sources. They look reflectively at the history in order to build an idea of how the arts could have influenced the...
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Baseball Challenge: 5th Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 5th
Quickly review facts relating to U.S. History in a Baseball Challenge presentation. The information relates to branches of government, the Vietnam War, WWII, and other key events.
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The Rise of Napoleon

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Napoleon worksheet, students examine sources and pictures and then answer questions about Napoleon's rise to power. Students use content and make judgments about reliability of sources. Students are also asked to use the given...
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Bill of Right in Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Groups reserach and write about topics given to them by their teacher dealing with the Bill of Rights.
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Munich: Peace in Our Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Munich Agreement. In this World War II lesson, students analyze the agreement made among Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy. Students discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the agreement.
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Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this child labor instructional activity, students examine photograhs by Lewis Hines and discuss the implications of child labor in America.
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Europe (1815-1848)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about Europe between 1815 and 1848. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Abraham Lincoln on the American Union: " A Word Fitly Spoken"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider Lincoln's perspective. For this presidential perspectives lesson, students explore the political thoughts of Lincoln through a series of lessons that make use of primary source analysis. They hypothesize and take...