This Song and Lesson Packet includes
- An MP3 of the song Robber Barrons
- A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms
- A vocabulary and definitions handout
- A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students.
This song, Robber Barrons, explores 19th century businessmen and bankers who dominated their respective industries and amassed huge personal fortunes, typically by anti-competitive or unfair business practices. Ultimately the song asks the question, were these men Robber Barrons, OR Captains of Industry?
Key terms and vocabulary in this song includes Robber Barrons, Rockefeller, JP Morgan, Standard Oil, and many others.
This song can be sampled at HistoryTunes@iTunes
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