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37 resources with the keyterm railroads

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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains...
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The New Imperialism: 1869-1914

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in...
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Chapter 26: The New Power Balance 1850-1900

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Trace the industrial changes and shifts in world power occurring between 1850 and 1900. This is an extensive, well-organized, and complete look at the social and political events leading up to the turn of the century. A great resource to...
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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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The Railroads: The First Transcontinental Railroad

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The move West was greatly effected by the first transcontinental railroad. Present your class with well-organized information regarding major causes, players, and effects the railroad had on the face of an expanding America. Note: A...
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Warfare and Industrialism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Posing a question about the relationship between warfare and industrialism, this presentation does a good job in exploring the dynamics of post-Civil War America and its quick ascent into industrialism. Slides contain helpful photos and...
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The Brief American Pageant: Industry Comes of Age

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Three interesting slides can be a good addition to your lecture on the end of the 19th century. Detailing the land grants given to railroads, the shift in cotton manufacturing, and the distribution of industry among the United States,...
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The Rise of Railroads

For Students 4th - 6th
In this railroads worksheet, students utilize resources to research railroad history and find 10 historical inventions, people or event from 1825. Students cite each event and the source where they got their information from. Students...
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The Impact of Railroads on Two Antebellum Communities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate primary documents to summarize the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution, along with new inventions and industrial production methods.
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Unique Landforms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars create a travel route among different landforms and way the cost and benefits of traveling this way. In this traveling lesson plan, students work in groups and analyze their conclusions.
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The Transcontinental Railroad

For Students 9th - 12th
In this American railroads activity, students respond to 22 fill in the blank questions about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.
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USH Industrialization: The effects of the railroads

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders interpret a time zone map and describe the effects of the railroads. They discuss what a continent is, what you think it means if something is transcontinental and offer descriptions about some different inventions from...
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Railroads in Antebellum Augusta and Franklin Counties

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders are divided up into groups and work on separate worksheets. They reassemble as a class and discuss the different articles and how the railroads affected people's lives.
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Anti-Railroad Propaganda Poster -- The Growth of Regionalism, 1800 - 1860

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the anti-railroad movement of the mid-19th century. They review propaganda from the period and consider various points of view. They develop role-plays and write essays using their research.
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Growth of Florida's Railroads

For Students 5th - 7th
Based on an examination of Florida's railroad system, this multi-step lesson addresses FCAT requirements specific to Florida. After reading a passage, scholars use a map of the state to label railroad systems. They describe the goods...
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Siege and Battle of Corinth

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners complete a variety of activities that go along with the study of and possible fieldtrip to thesite of the Siege and Battle of Corinth in Mississippi. They examine the role transportation routes played in the formation of their...
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Bonanza Farms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and explain the relationships and interdependence of wheat production, flour processing and railroads. They describe life on U.S. farms during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Planning a Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use a topographical map to plan a route from Doknner Summit to Truckee, then compare it to the route selected by Theodore Judah.
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Strawberry Girl: Lesson 3 - Trains, Sails, and Trails

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners read two chapters of Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski and complete activities about Florida's transportation history. For this literacy and economics lesson, students read two chapters of the book, talk about their journal...
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Railroads

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students make travel plans. In this transportation instructional activity, students determine whether trains, planes, or buses are best to get them a city 500 miles from their hometown. 
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The Rise of Railroads

For Students 4th - 6th
For this researching railroad history worksheet, students research 10 events, people or inventions created during the boom of 1825. Students create a colorful time line and report.
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Riding the Rails Across Texas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the importance of the railroad to Texas cities and American life. They identify the pros and cons of railroads, locate railroads in Texas cities using the Texas bird's-eye view website, and write a newspaper article.
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Railroads across the Country

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students see how to read and trace transcontinental routes on a nineteenth-century railroad map of the United States. They identify their home city or a nearby city on the core map and explain how railroads helped travelers back in the...
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Planning A Railroad Online Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students plan a route across Donner Summit using topographical maps in order to understand the challenges involved in constructing the railroad in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. In this history instructional activity, students first...