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The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie: A Close ReadingLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Andrew Carnegie's "The Gospel of Wealth" provides high schoolers an opportunity to engage more complex text. After a close reading of the essay and an analysis of Carnegie's argument that the rich are superior because they earn money,...
Compare and Contrast: American Business LeadersLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Gather information about various business leaders in this graphic organizer. Pupils fill in information about Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Frank Woolworth, John Jacob Astor, John Rockefeller, and William Randolph Hearst in...
20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United StatesLesson Planet
14 mins 8th - 12th
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,...
Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American WarLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War lesson, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate in...
The Industrial Age in America: Robber Barons and Captains of IndustryLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students define terms "robber baron" and "captain of industry," list positive and negative actions of one or more captains of industry/robber barons, and take and support stand as to whether particular financier/industrialist is or is...
The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917)Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, 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 worksheet.
U.S. Involvement in Nation-Building Before IraqLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students analyze U.S. involvement in Iraq. In this foreign policy lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on America's nation-building policies. Students respond to questions pertaining to nation-building practices.
Why did the Homestead Strike turn violent?Lesson Planet
Fifth graders practice reading skills while looking at different accounts of The Homestead Strike. In this reading skills instructional activity, 5th graders practice sourcing, close reading, and corroboration through reading a timeline...
Social Studies: Commemorative Quarter DesignsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students research symbols from Texas history and make selections for quarter designs. In addition, they include written explanations to accompany their drawings. Coin designs cultural background and visually represent patriotism and...