This Google product contains the fourth of five lessons from the Immigration and Industry period from 1865 to 1914 in the United States.
- Assess the impact of business practices on workers in the late 1800s.
- Compare the goals and strategies of the first labor unions.
- Analyze the causes and effects of strikes in the late 1800s.
Lesson includes the following:
1. The Organized Labor Movement presentation - (18 slides, 2 charts, and 6 pictures)
- Workers Endure Difficulties
- The Growth of Labor Unions
- Labor Unions Lead Protests
2. Student Notes for presentation - Form
- 7 questions
- Assign this at the beginning of the presentation.
- Students will follow along and complete the sentences on the form.
- They will submit for easy grading.
3. Reading comprehension questions on a form.
- 5 questions
- Includes text of the lesson
4. Short answer questions on a doc.
- 5 questions
- Students will analyze chart, draw conclusions, compare and contrast, asses an argument, and determine the meaning of Social Darwinism.
5. Interactive Gallery: Major Labor Strikes of the Late 1800's
- This product is a Google form and doc linked to an interactive gallery on the major labor strikes of the late 1800's.
- Students can answer the 8 reading comprehension questions on the form while exploring the interactive gallery.
- Students will complete the 5 short answer questions on the doc.
- Students will learn about:
- Railroad Strikes of 1877
- Haymarket Square Riots in 1886
- Homestead Strike in 1892
- Pullman Strike in 1894
This product is editable and the questions and answer options have been shuffled on the forms.
This is lesson number 4 out of 5 US: Immigration and Industry (1865-1914)
1. Innovation Boosts Growth
2. Challenges Faced by the South in the late 1800's
3. Big Business Rises
4. The Organized Labor Movement
5. The New Immigrants
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