Alabama's New South Era

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The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and their families.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the impact of industrialization and urbanization on their state
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson presumes class members are familiar with the leading industrialists of the late 1800s and the consequences of the industrial revolution
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes a detailed plan, a PowerPoint, links to the required primary source documents, and a rubric for the letter assignment
Cons

  • The resource focuses solely on Alabama
Common Core