Looking for an innovative and engaging lesson on the American railroad boom during the Gilded Age and impact this had on the formation of modern America.
This "Ride the Rails" Activity includes:
1) An activity that assess your students's comprehension of the railroad system that was created during the Gilded Age. Students will "Ride the Rails" in a journey to examine the key events of creating a transcontinental railroad and all of the corruption that went along with it.
2) A detailed answer key to the lesson activity to save you time and help guide student comprehension.
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American Innovations: Inventions, Industrialization, and Railroads Bundle
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