US History 1870-1940: Lesson Plans & Resources

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9 chapters in US History 1870-1940: Lesson Plans & Resources

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Lesson 1 - American Industrial Revolution Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Industrial Revolution in America: Inventions & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Transcontinental Railroad: Construction, History & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Dawes Act Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - The Dawes Act of 1887: Definition & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Robber Barons Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - American Imperialism Around the Globe  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Industrial Revolution Essay Questions & Topics
Lesson 11 - Open Door Policy with China Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - The Open Door Policy with China: Definition, Summary & Purpose  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - John Muir Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - John Muir: Facts, Books & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Andrew Carnegie Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Who is Andrew Carnegie? - Biography, Facts & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Tammany Hall Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Tammany Hall: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Gilded Age Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Gilded Age Politics: Political Machines & Civil Service Reform  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Market Revolution Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - The Market Revolution in America: Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - American Imperialism in the Pacific Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Statue of Liberty Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 26 - History of the Statue of Liberty: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Statue of Liberty Facts: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Immigration During the Gilded Age Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Transcontinental Railroad Activities & Games
Lesson 30 - Gilded Age Activities
Lesson 31 - Transcontinental Railroad Activities for Kids
Lesson 32 - American Industry Development in the Gilded Age Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Labor Conditions in the Second Industrial Revolution Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Second Industrial Revolution Urbanization Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - American Imperialism Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Spanish-American War Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Transcontinental Railroad Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Plessy v. Ferguson Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - Compromise of 1877 Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Statue of Liberty Activities
Lesson 41 - Annexation of Hawaii Lesson Plan
Lesson 42 - Gold Rush Unit Plan
Lesson 43 - Gilded Age Unit Plan
Lesson 44 - The Cross of Gold Speech Discussion Questions
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Lesson 1 - Progressive Era Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Work and Home Improvements of the Progressive Era  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Progressivism Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - What is Progressivism? - Definition, History & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Jacob Riis Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Jacob Riis: Biography, Facts & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Muckrakers Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - The Muckrakers of the Progressive Era: Definition and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Facts & Consequences  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Booker T. Washington Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Booker T. Washington: Biography, Quotes & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Annie Oakley Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Annie Oakley Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Woodrow Wilson Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Woodrow Wilson: Presidency & Reforms  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Jane Addams Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Jane Addams & Hull House: Biography, Facts & Contributions  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Jane Addams' Impact on Education  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - John D. Rockefeller Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - John D. Rockefeller: Biography, Facts & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Trust Busting Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Trust Busting and Government Regulations on Economy & Industry in the Progressive Era  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Temperance Movement Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - The Temperance Movement: Definition, Leaders & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Morse Code Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - What is Morse Code? - Definition, Alphabet & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Populist Movement Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Populist Movement: Definition & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - The Wright Brothers Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 32 - Wright Brothers Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Yellow Journalism Activities
Lesson 34 - Progressivism Activities & Games
Lesson 35 - Telegraph Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Invention of the Telegraph: History & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Titanic Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 38 - Titanic Lesson for Kids: Facts & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Muckraking Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Reform Movements of the 19th Century Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - Cult of Domesticity Lesson Plan
Lesson 42 - Granger & Populist Movements Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - Schenck v. United States Lesson Plan
Lesson 44 - Destiny of the Republic Discussion Questions
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Lesson 1 - Thomas Edison Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Who Was Thomas Edison? - Biography, Facts & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Thomas Edison Games & Activities
Lesson 4 - Alexander Graham Bell Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Alexander Graham Bell: Biography, Facts & Inventions  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Alexander Graham Bell Activities
Lesson 7 - George Washington Carver Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - George Washington Carver Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - George Washington Carver's Inventions: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - George Washington Carver Project Ideas
Lesson 11 - Lewis Latimer Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Lewis Latimer: Biography, Inventions & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - African American Inventors Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Famous African American Inventors: Inventions & Names  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Wright Brothers Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Wright Brothers: Biography & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Wright Brothers Games & Activities
Lesson 18 - Henry Ford Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Henry Ford: Biography, Facts, Assembly Line & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Henry Ford Games & Activities
Lesson 21 - Mass Production Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Mass Production in the 1920s  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Mass Production: Definition, Techniques & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Assembly Line Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Assembly Lines: History & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Assembly Line Games & Activities
Lesson 27 - Interchangeable Parts Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Eli Whitney and Interchangeable Parts: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Poor Richard's Almanack Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack: Summary & Sayings  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - History of Flight Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - History of Flight & Aviation: Timeline & Evolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - History of Medicine Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - History of Medicine: Origin, Timeline & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Garrett Morgan Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Garrett Morgan: Biography & Inventions  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Amelia Earhart Project Ideas
Lesson 38 - Alexander Graham Bell Project Ideas
Lesson 39 - Benjamin Franklin Project Ideas
Lesson 40 - Flight Unit Plan
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Lesson 1 - Charles Lindbergh Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Charles Lindbergh: Biography, Flight & Kidnapping  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Prohibition of the 1920s: Definition, 18th Amendment & Results  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - 1920s American Culture: City Life & Values  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Harlem Renaissance: Novels and Poetry from the Jazz Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Scopes Trial Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - The Scopes Trial and Scottsboro Trials: Summaries & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Aviation Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Airplanes & Aviation in the 1920s  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - New York Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - New York Facts: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - 1920s Slang Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Flapper Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - What is a Flapper? - Definition, Attire & Slang  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Jazz Age: Fashion & Slang  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - 1920s Economy Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - American Economy in the 1920s: Consumerism, Stock Market & Economic Shift  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Calvin Coolidge Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Who is Calvin Coolidge? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Helen Keller Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Helen Keller Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Miracle Worker Discussion Questions
Lesson 23 - Vaudeville Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Vaudeville: Definition, History, Acts & Music  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Jazz Age Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - History of the Jazz Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Prohibition Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 28 - Politics of the 1920s Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Harlem Renaissance Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - US History in the 1920s Activities for High School
Lesson 31 - Harlem Renaissance Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Prohibition Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Red Scare Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Roaring 20s Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Harlem Renaissance Unit Plan
Lesson 36 - Prohibition Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Stock Market Crash Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Dust Bowl Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - What Was the Dust Bowl? - Definition, Facts & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Amelia Earhart Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Amelia Earhart: Quotes, Facts & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Amelia Earhart: Disappearance & Investigation  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Child Labor Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Minimum Wage & Child Labor: Purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Great Depression Essential Questions
Lesson 13 - Surviving the Dust Bowl Questions
Lesson 14 - Dust Bowl Essay Topics
Lesson 15 - Herbert Hoover Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - 1930s Pop Culture Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Popular Entertainment in 1930s America  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Great Depression Teaching Activities
Lesson 20 - Dust Bowl Project Ideas
Lesson 21 - Dust Bowl Group Discussion Topics
Lesson 22 - Herbert Hoover & The Dust Bowl  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The New Deal & Huey Long  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Soup Kitchens During the Great Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Jesse Owens Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Jesse Owens: Facts, Biography & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Black Tuesday Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Black Tuesday: Definition, Facts & the Great Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Migrant Mother Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Migrant Mother: Photograph Analysis & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Great Depression Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 32 - The Great Depression Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Huey Long Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Huey Long: Biography, 'Share Our Wealth,' & Assassination  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Activities for High School
Lesson 36 - Causes of the Great Depression Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Great Depression Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Life During the Great Depression Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - Dorothea Lange Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Al Capone Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - Great Depression Project Ideas
Lesson 42 - Great Depression Unit Plan
Lesson 43 - It's a Wonderful Life Discussion Questions
Lesson 44 - Dust Bowl Activities

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