J. P. Morgan Teacher Resources

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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.
By learning about some of the people who shaped the 19th Century, students can find out about this important time period.
Eleventh graders consider the case for Progressive politics. In this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from The Jungle as well as articles about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Students also analyze images from the era in collaborative groups and share their findings with their classmates. 
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 34 multiple choice questions about Mother Jones. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive philosophy activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity. 
Students consider uses of a library and explore the collections at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City, and create proposals for exhibits of various artifacts.
Do your high schoolers every wonder how to become an entrepreneur? Have them examine real-life entrepreneurs to find out. They discuss the financial needs and responsibilities of entrepreneurs then explore the reality of entrepreneurship. A great way to bring economic to life.
Have your scholars read a handout related to the foreign trade market and how there is an exchange of goods. They read the information as a research assignment and make connections as to how the market fits together.
Students examine the reasons why people leave their country to live in another. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to answer questions about where immigrants came from during different time periods and advice given to African Americans. To end the lesson, they calculate the distances to America from various European and Asian countries.
Eighth graders examine the implications of industrialization. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 8th graders analyze images and documents from the era in United States history and determine what types of legislation should be passed to support and protect citizens during the era. Students also write reflection essays about how the changes during era impacted United States citizens.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. For this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
Students analyze cartoons by identifying the symbols, characters and information and its significance in history. They examine the economic and political changes in contemporary America. They determine that political cartoons play an important part in telling the history of a given period of time.
Students see how to identify companies that likely have high growth potential in the fast-growing industries. They gain experience in finding companies that will be winners for the Global Stock Game
In this article analysis worksheet, learners read an article titled "The Hidden Cost of Heroism - Part II," take notes on the article, define 2 words from the article, and write summaries of the article.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Get your historians some practice before the big test day! For this United States history and government standardized practice test, learners respond to 50 multiple choice, 2 essay prompts, and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Learners explore the investments undertaken by the "thrillionaire" Paul G. Allen, and propose future areas of high-tech scientific investment for Mr. Allen to pursue.
Students evaluate how newspapers are constructed and evaluate the extent to which newspapers serve their readers' interests.

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