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19 resources with the concept populism

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Populism and the Election of 1896

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The election of 1896 led to a political realignment. Individuals use a PowerPoint lecture and primary sources from leading members of the Populist party to explore a turbulent time. By using the scaffolded approach included in the...
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African Americans and the Populist Movement

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Why did the Populist Party fail to ally itself with African American farmers? To answer this essential question, class members investigate the Populist Era (188-1900) and read an article written by Tom Watson, a Populist leader.
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Gilded Age Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible degree of corruption that existed in urban political machines during the late nineteenth century. This video offers a great review of the workings of Tammany Hall and major scandals of the Credit Mobilier and the...
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Development of American Political Parties: The Two-Party System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Was American politics always bound to the two-party system? Learn how the two-party system developed, why third parties tend not to do so well, and all the various political parties that have emerged throughout US history. Each party is...
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Populism & the Election of 1896

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Populism and the rise and fall of the Populist Party are the topics of this presentation, which details the Presidential Election of 1896 and the role of silver. Detailing main points with clever political cartoons and informative maps,...
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What does Populism have to do with The Wizard of Oz?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some say that L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an allegory of the Populist movement. Learners study the parallels between the book and the end of the 19th Century. They consider how characters and facets of the story...
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Study Guide- Chapter 15: The Western Frontier

For Students 7th - 11th
Once your historians are ready to take a test on the western frontier, give them a study guide like this to help them prepare. Although this guide is fairly specific, you can easily use it as an outline for your own (or to guide your...
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Populism and the People’s Party

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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....
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Populism and Governor Lewelling

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the impact of the Populist Party. In this Kansas history instructional activity, 7th graders examine historical documents that enable them to find out what the Populist Party stood for and how Governor...
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Populism and the Election of 1896

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners research the Populist movement and the election of 1896. In this US history activity, students watch a PowerPoint about the populist movement. Learners read documents about Mary Elizabeth Lease and William Jennings Bryan....
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Populism

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Populism worksheet, learners read assigned textbook pages and then respond to 12 short answer questions about the reform movement.
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Progressivism and Populism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the Gilded Age. In this Progressive Era lesson, students read an excerpt from The Jungle and respond to analysis questions. High schoolers also analyze images from the era in collaborative groups and share their...
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Chapter 13 – Progressivism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding Progressivsim and respond to 48 short answer questions.
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Progressivism: What's the Problem?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Progressive Era lesson, students examine the goals and accomplishments of the Populist Party.
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Populism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Populist party reform movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Populism (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history learning exercise, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Populist Movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Parable on Populism

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the sombolism between Populism of the 1890's and the story of The Wizard of Oz.
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Farmers, the Populist Party, and Mississippi (1870-1900)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners determine the cause and effect of a historical event. They draw conclusions about statistical data and maps and compose a campaign speech for a Populist candidate. They design a political poster and badge for the Populist Party.
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Populism and Segregation

For Students 7th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about Populism and segregation. Students then respond to 15 short answer questions.