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The Second Industrial Revolution: Inventions and Innovations that Changed the World
Flashback to the time just before the turn of the century. The industrial revolution was in full swing, but why? Investigate key innovations and inventions that made it all possible. Covered are things like, steel, steam, oil, railroads,...
7th - 9th
The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Immigration during the Second Industrial Revolution
Help your learners understand the impact of the industrial revolution and mass immigration during the late 1800s. Images, cartoons, and excellent informational text provide insights into issues of the time. Travel conditions, tenements,...
9th - 12th
Industrial Revolution: Movers, Shakers, and Skyscrapers
The Industrial Revolution marked a shift in American economy and society, but how? Study the details of the Industrial Revolution, including the major players and economic forces behind the change in culture, with a collection of presentations and study guides.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that...
Was There an Industrial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War
Students investigate the First U.S. Industrial Revolution. They identify positive and negative effects of early industrialization, read first-hand accounts, role-play and interview individuals, and participate in a debate.
9th - 12th
Isn’t It Exciting? (The American Industrial Revolution and Urbanization)
America was built on the ingenuity, work ethic, and foresight of our ancestors. Sixth graders learn about the complex Gilded Age in American history, including the prominent inventors and captains of industry, and how they all connect...
Coal, Steam, and the Industrial Revolution
Your young historians will learn about the truly revolutionary processes and developments of the Industrial Revolution in this presentation. The narrator begins by discussing specific advancements of the British textile industry, and...
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th
Growth of a Revolution-The Industrial Revolution
How did changes of the agricultural revolution in eighteenth century Great Britain influence the Industrial Revolution that followed? How were inventions and processes of the Industrial Revolution interrelated? This resource includes a...
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable