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Students explore economics by listening to a labor history lecture. In this labor union lesson plan, students identify the importance of workers uniting in order to receive better pay and benefits. Students answer study questions based on the lecture and define a list of labor history vocabulary terms.
Students examine the conditions that led to organized labor unions. In this 20th century America instructional activity, students compare and contrast the Knights of Labor Constitution, the American Federation of Labor Constitution, and the Industrial Workers of the World Preamble. Students analyze each of the primary sources and discuss their findings.
High schoolers identify the role of labor unions in improving working conditions. In this Industrial Revolution instructional activity, students research the evolution of labor unions and discuss the types of conditions workers during the Industrial Revolution should have demanded.
Students examine the birth of labor unions and analyze their effectiveness. In this labor union lesson, students research working conditions during the Industrial Revolution through primary and secondary sources. Students develop a list of fair conditions workers of the era should have demanded.
Students examine primary documents about the establishment of labor unions. In this organized labor lesson, students research the working conditions that contributed to the growth of the labor union movement. Students make classroom presentations about the work of labor unions.