Turn of the Century Unit: Inventors, Ellis Island, and Labor Unions

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This Turn of the Century Unit includes everything you will need to teach your students about famous inventors like Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, George Washington Carver, and the Wright Brothers. It also includes information about the Ellis Island immigrant experience, Labor Unions, and Big Businesses of the 1900s.

With lessons on famous inventors like Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, your students will learn about the inventions that transformed America. They'll also explore the experiences of immigrants who came to America through Ellis Island, learning about the challenges they faced and the contributions they made to society.

  • The resources in this bundle come in both printable and digital versions, which is perfect for distance learning through Google Classroom™!

This Bundle Includes:

  1. Famous Inventors PowerPoint Lesson and Notes
  2. Ellis Island Experience PowerPoint Lesson and Notes
  3. Ellis Island Interactive Tour
  4. Industrial Revolution and Labor Unions PowerPoint and Notes
  5. Review Game
  6. Unit Assessment (print and digital)

The lessons cover the following topics:

Alexander Graham Bell

Thomas Edison

George Washington Carver

The Wright Brothers

Reasons immigrants came to America

Steerage conditions

Ellis Island building/Statue of Liberty

Baggage Room

Stairs of Separation

The Great Hall

Medical Exam

Legal Exam


Angel Island

Entering America


Jobs/Life in America

Ellis Island Today

Angel Island Today

Life in factories and sweatshops in the early 1900's

The Triangle Shirtwaist Co. Fire

Child Labor

Labor Unions

The Homestead Strike


Andrew Carnegie's life and business

John D. Rockefeller

William Randolph Hearst

Madame C.J. Walker


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American Expansionism

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