This lesson details immigration and urbanization during the Gilded Age.t comes with a warm-up (included in PPT), notes(complete with notes and details for teachers), and a closing. Political cartoon and map analysis are within the lesson. It can be adapted for period or block planning. Notes come in PDF and editable format.
• Topics include- old and new immigrants, nativism, Ellis Island, Chinese Exclusion Act, ethnic enclaves, political machines
Block scheduling– 1 day
Periods 2 days--(Day 1- immigration; Day 2 – urbanization)You can use the cities graphics as an anticipatory set for Day 2