7 slide printable Powerpoint (2nd of 5 on the Gilded Age) that covers:
- The conditions and hardships factory workers were forced to endure in the latter half of the 19th century
- Early efforts to Unionize factory workers such as the Knights of Labor & the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the major differences between these 2 Unions
- The methods used by early labor unions to challenge the power of the factory owners
- The many obstacles to success the early labor Unions will face throughout the Gilded Age
Power point includes:
- Important terms listed and emphasized that frequently appear on NY State U.S. History Regents Exams
- Numerous political cartoons, illustrations, & graphics to support understanding of concepts such as sweatshops (then & now), the power of strikes & collective bargaining, and radical union actions like the haymarket square bombing
- Pictures and images intended to support a rich understanding of early labor movement in the Gilded Age
- 4 short answer questions assessing general knowledge of the topic
- 1 long answer scaffolded assessment on the challenges that Unions of the Gilded Age faced in achieving their goals
***Intended for use in U.S. History classrooms in preparation for the New York State U.S. History & Government Regents Exam***
!!!!!!!!Cloze notes (Guided notes) available free upon request!!!!!!!
Contact me personally for a version of the Power point with important terms and information missing for students to fill in for increased focus and concentration. Customers can email me at Lupp2@yahoo.com and I will reply with the Cloze version attached.