Engage your students in this visually-immersive and content-rich PowerPoint lecture. Content slides are broken up with visual sources accompanied by questions for discussion to build student interaction. Along with the PowerPoint is a short-answer exit ticket and a sample response. Topics covered in this PowerPoint include problems facing farmers in the late 19th century, growing organization of farmers, the birth of the Populist Party, bimetallism, the Panic of 1983, the election of 1896, and the legacy of the Populist Movement.
Great lecture and PowerPoint to use in a unit on the Gilded Age or in one covering post-Civil War Westward Expansion!
Looking to incorporate more primary sources into your teaching on the Populist Movement? Check out the great lesson The Populists: A Close Reading of Famous Speeches