Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site: Monument to the Gilded Age (78)
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Students discover how the Vanderbilts became one of the wealthiest families in America and how their lifestyle influenced business, culture, architecture, and society in ways that still affect us today.
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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
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Creating a Historic Site
A historic site marks a place where a relevant historical event occurred, no matter how many people know about it. Small groups choose their own historical sites, including a place where a class member was born, or even a football field...
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Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
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The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History
The Middle East during the Bronze Age was made up of many different civilizations, but based on economic, trade, and familial connections, one could consider the region as its own civilization. Learn more about the Middle East during the...
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The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History
There are many ways to analyze a civilization's failure or success. Learn about the different perspective with which one can view Western civilization, including economics, politics, or narrative.
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Immigration in the Gilded Age: Using Photographs as Primary Sources
Learners explore the Gilded Age. In this Gilded Age instructional activity, students use primary sources to analyze photographs from this time period in history. Learners use National Archive tools to construct the past as historians...
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Using Historic Digital Newspapers for National History Day
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Touring the Old North State
Discover the history, geography, and tourist attractions in the great state of North Carolina. Learning groups engage in research and discussions to create a travel poster or brochure about a historic site in one of the three regions in...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable