Sweatshops. Trade Unions. Knights of Labor. Industrial Workers of the World.
Lesson 4 of The Industrial Age & Urban Society Unit (1865-1914): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Industrial Workers & Trade Unions
This engaging and visually appealing 41-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
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Mary Harris Jones
Knights of Labor
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
How did workers form labor unions in the late 1800s?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The difficult life of a factory worker
- Unsafe work conditions in factories
- Women and children in the workforce
- Growth of labor unions and specifically the Knights of Labor
- What led to the Haymarket riot
- The American Federation of Labor and what it stood for
- What is collective bargaining
- Mary Harris Jones and her work with women and children in the workplace
- The Industrial Workers of the World and what they believed
- What are strikebreakers
- A closer look at: 1886 - Haymarket Riot, 1882 - Homestead Strike, and 1894 - Pullman Strike
- An analysis of the Knights of Labor song “Hold the Fort”
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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