Petition Signed by Thomas A. Edison for Sunday Openings at the World's Columbian Exposition
Students research and discuss the features and controversies of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893.
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The World's Columbian Exposition
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this technological advancements lesson, students research and share information regarding technologies and inventions featured at the World's...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
World War I Poster Project
These three worksheets will help get your World War I propaganda poster project well on its way! It offers sample images of various types of propaganda topics, such as buying victory bonds or joining military forces. It then provides a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The World's Fair of 1893: A Tribute to Agriculture and Advertising
Students identify connections between agriculture, advertising, and mail order catalogues during 1890s as expressed at World's Fair of 1893. Students interpret photographic exhibit and discuss how reactions of rural fair visitors...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206
Can climate change contribute to political unrest? Explore this intriguing question with a video from Crash Course World History that examines the Little Ice Age from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, particularly in the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204
Is aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable