Women and the Homestead Act: Creating a Place for Themselves In the West

Eighth graders examine basic elements of the Homestead Act, describe gender make-up of the West before and after the Homestead Act, connect the Homestead Act with women's suffrage, and create a modern day business propaganda pamphlet.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Technology
Video