We found 57 resources with the concept labor unions
Business in the Middle Ages: Working in a Guild
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLong before modern labor unions, guilds worked to ensure that workers had a fair wage. But, in medieval Europe, they also cooperated with the government. Using a simulation and primary source analysis, young scholars become hatters in...
Labor Markets and Minimum Wage
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can raising the minimum wage lead to unemployment? Young economists watch a rapid-paced video from Crash Course Economics to learn about supply and demand in the labor market and the ways that the minimum wage can both stimulate economic...
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...
Concept Formation Lesson Plan: Understanding "Protest"
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
After analyzing both examples and non-examples of a variety of protests conducted by ethnic groups in Seattle and the state of Washington during the twentieth century, your class members will work to identify the key ideas and components...
Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.
10th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to American and European economy and politics. Cover the causes and effects of social reforms after the rise of Industrialization. Topics include laissez-faire, economics, socialism,...
Chapter 35: Labor-Market Issues - Unionism, Discrimination, and Immigration
10th - 12th
A discussion on American unions, employment discrimination, and collective bargaining transitions into a larger conversation about the workforce. A graph that details the amount of immigrants from various countries will surely get your...
Farmworkers and the Union: A Lesson from Viva La Causa
6th - 12th
Students examine the role of labor unions. In this labor union instructional activity, students watch "Viva la Causa" and discuss the working conditions that led farm workers to strike. Students also read a handout regarding labor unions...
Were Critics of the First World War anti- American?
8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I lesson, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war. Students work in...
Your Land is My Land: A Look at Bootleg Coal Mining During the Depression
6th - 8th
Students examine the extreme conditions of unemployment during the Great Depression. For this multiple perspectives lesson, students analyze photographs of coal mining, research and adopt the perspective of a person affected by...
The Effects of Unions on Wages And Employment in Competitive And Monopsonistic Labor Markets
9th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, learners examine the effects of unions and wages on employment in competitive and monopolistic labor markets by comparing and contrasting two labor markets and answering seven questions.
"Necessity is the Mother of Invention" The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the World
Sixth graders trace the the origin of the Industrial Revolution in England to iits arrival in the United States. This ten lesson unit emphasizes the role played by the business barons and the impact on workers around the world.
Roll the Union On: the National Labor Relations Act and the Rise of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)
10th - 12th
Young scholars examine the many different programs Roosevelt created as a result of the Great Depression. They research the National Labor Relations Act and explore what working conditions were like during that time.