Engaging narratives from across American History that allow your students to step into the past and meet the men and women, both well-known and forgotten, who have helped shape our history.
From 1876-1920, the United States went through a period of rapid technological, demographic, and political change. The Gilded Age and Progressive Era curriculum provides students an in-depth look at this formative period in United States history. Through primary-source-based activities and engaging narratives, students will be exposed to this fascinating period and analyze its numerous parallels to today.
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Lesson: The Rise of Big Business
Lesson: Workers in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Lesson: Farmers in the Gilded Age
Lesson: Immigration in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Lesson: African Americans in the Gilded Age
Lesson: Women in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Lesson: The Rise of Reform Politics
Lesson: The Rise of American Power in the World
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