Gilded Age and Growth of Cities

Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
Gilded Age and Growth of Cities
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Slums. Gilded Age. Tenement. Hull House.

Lesson 6 of The Industrial Age & Urban Society Unit (1865-1914): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Gilded Age & Growth of Cities

This engaging and visually appealing 43-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

Key words include:
Tenement
Slum
Suburb
Jane Addams
Gilded Age
Hull House

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
How did American cities change in the late 1800s?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Why women, men, and African Americans left farms to work in cities in the late 1800s
- Tenement living and daily life in a slum
- What life was like for the middle class
- What life was like for the upper class
- Mark Twain and why he coined the term Gilded Age
- Economic and cultural issues of the Gilded Age
- Corruption and bribes during the Gilded Age
- The results of overcrowding in the cities: poor sanitation, crime and disease
- The purpose of settlement houses and specifically Hull House
- Jane Addams and her 3 R’s of social reform
- A look at skyscrapers, bridges and new ways of transportation

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The Industrial Age & Urban Society. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – answer key included!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Railroad Barons
Lesson 2: Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century
Lesson 3: Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act
Lesson 4: Industrial Workers Trade Unions
Lesson 5: Immigration Act of 1917 and Chinese Exclusion Act
Lesson 6: Guided Age and Growth of Cities
UNIT: Industrial Age and Urban Society 1865-1914


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Total Pages
4 page graphic organizer and 43 slide PowerPoint
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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