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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle: Muckraking the Meat-Packing Industryï»¿
9th - 12th
Young scholars explore muckraking. In this American history lesson plan, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Young scholars respond to discussion questions...
Strange Fruit: Lynching in America
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To continue their study of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the beginning of the civil rights movement, class members watch the YouTube video of Billie Holiday singing "Strange Fruit" as an introduction to an examination of lynching in...
Understanding Women’s Suffrage: Tennessee’s Perfect 36
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Tennessee was the pivotal state in ratifying women's suffrage in 1920, with its vote coming down to one man: Harry Burn, a 24-year old state representative who changed his nay to an aye on the advice of his mother. Learn more about...