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Major Strikes in the American Labor Movement

For Students 9th - 12th
Have your class organize information about strikes in a handy chart. Pupils take notes on the Homestead Strike, the Lawrence Strike, and the Pullman Strike. Along the left side of the chart are six questions for learners to answer about...
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The Growth of the American Labor Movement

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the world of labor unions and organized strikes of the early 20th century in this presentation. With stark pictures of child laborers and striking workers, these slides are sure to leave an indelible impression on your students-...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (3)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The food on young scholars' tables was likely harvested by hands that fought for fair wages and working conditions. By examining the life of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, learners connect their daily meals with the struggles of those...
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China's Rising Labor Movement

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians will explore the complex causes and effects of industrialization in China by perusing the numerous articles included in this webpage. Throughout the resource, there are many writing and discussion prompts to help direct...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (2)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Labor Matters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the labor movement. In this labor issues lesson, students discuss the role of labor organizations and research their beginnings in order to better understand the debate over the Employee Free Choice Act.
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The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Many educators focus on the civil rights movement as it occurred after Rosa Parks incited the bus boycott. Extend the understanding of the fight for civil rights in the United States with this post-WWII lesson. Learners examine and...
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American Labor: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this American labor learning exercise, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about American labor in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 9 questions total.
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Labor Unions and Working Conditions:United We Stand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine primary documents about the establishment of labor unions. In this organized labor lesson, students research the working conditions that contributed to the growth of the labor union movement. Young scholars make...
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Development of Labor Unions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the conditions that led to organized labor unions. In this 20th century America lesson, students compare and contrast the Knights of Labor Constitution, the American Federation of Labor Constitution, and the Industrial...
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Cesar Chavez Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th
Long hours, no restrooms, and low pay were all part of the life of migrant farm workers before the work of union leader Cesar Chavez. The video describes the life of Chavez and his family working in the fields of California. It also...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The reform movements—such as abolition, the push for women's suffrage, and the labor movement—shaped modern America. A document analysis activity and essay prompt help learners consider why. Other items in the high-level exam include an...
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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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Civil Rights Movement Event Cards

For Students 8th - 11th
An excellent tool for organizing information, these cards contain information about different events in the Civil Rights Movement. Students can work individually or as a group to read their given passages. Once they have finished...
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Child Labor Industrial Picture Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the plight of child laborers. In this photo analysis lesson, students use the attached worksheets to analyze photographs of child workers. Students discuss the working conditions and write letters to persuade Lewis Hines...
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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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Introduction to Reform Movements of the 1800s

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders consider the impact of reform movements of the 19th century. For this Progressive Reform lesson, 11th graders examine documents and images associated with women's suffrage, prohibition, and labor reform. Students respond...
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Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.

For Teachers 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,...
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Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history activity, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (6)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Celebrating Labor Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the significance of Labor Day. In this Labor Day instructional activity, students research Internet sources to study the history behind the holiday. Students discuss labor union history and simulate a public hearing...