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Students analyze the impact of the J.P. Morgan/Chase Manhattan merger, and predict how the merger affect the company's financial performance. They create annual reports for the company based on their predictions.
For this online interactive American history worksheet, learners 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.
Students investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. In this Bill of Rights instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish anti-trust laws. Students respond to discussion questions and participate in an activity that requires them to investigate contemporary anti-trust cases.
Baseball is a relatively high-interest topic through which social studies classes can explore racial prejudice in the US. Video clips provide much of the background information that groups record on their handout and then share with the class. This leads to a discussion on the treatment of African Americans after the Civil War through the 1900s, and other considerations that impacted their acceptance into the major leagues. Once learners have a strong historical foundation for this topic, they are invited to consider whether they now live in a society in which race is not important. They take a position on this topic and write a persuasive essay. This thorough lesson includes everything you'll need, including a rubric and standards.
Illusions and allusions certainly sound similar but there is a world of difference in their meanings. The narrator of this short video distinguishes between these terms, defines them, and offers examples that are sure to engage viewers. Part of a series of videos devoted to literary terms, the films can be used together or separately to address specific situations.
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers through the process to support his theory.
Students research and write a radio or television news special on some of Silicon Valley's most successful companies. For homework, they write lead-ins commenting on new developments and reactions to them.
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy, this lecture ponders the need for regulation or de-regulation throughout the presidencies of the 20th Century in the United States. Students will have a stronger grasp of both the beginnings of the American economy and the implications on our society today.
High schoolers analyze historical events leading up to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. Students identify reasons for the lack of confidence in the U.S. banking system early in the nation's history. High schoolers evaluate the economic impact of important events in the history of money and banking in the U.S.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about E.L. Doctorow's RagtimeStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students, assessing a variety of sources, explore the growth of inventions that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They analyze labor practices and philosophies within the history of the United States. A timeline is set in place to evaluate the evolution of America's production system from the Industrial Revolution through today.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Fitzgerald's The Great GatsbyStudents may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this literature learning exercise, learners respond to 5 short answer and essay questions about Steinbeck's The Grapes of WrathStudents may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
Students examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
Students examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. For this industrialization lesson, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Students conduct further research on the entrepreneurs and present their findings to their classmates.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about E.L. Doctorow's RagtimeStudents may check some of their answers online.
Students examine the history of the Populist Party as it relates to its reforms and economic plight. In this Populism and the People's Party lesson, students explore why farmers experienced financial difficulty at the end of the century. Students work in groups to compare the railroad expansion map of 1870-1890 to the one of mining and cattle frontiers in 1870.  Students discuss historical events that described one group of people taken over the authority of another group.
Students examine the benefits and problems of monopolies. In this industrial America lesson, students examine primary sources and politicalcartoons to investigate the monopolies and trusts of the Gilded Age. Students take part in a monopoly simulation as well.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Spanish American War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

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