19th C. Economic Progress


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


Progressives Industrial Revolution



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SOC.11.US.11.2.5: History-Social Science

Discuss corporate mergers that produced trusts and cartels and the economic and political policies of industrial leaders.

SOC.11.US.11.2.6: History-Social Science

Trace the economic development of the United States and its emergence as a major industrial power, including its gains from trade and the advantages of its physical geography.

SOC.11.US.11.2.9: History-Social Science

Understand the effect of political programs and activities of the Progressives (e.g., federal regulation of railroad transport, Children's Bureau, the Sixteenth Amendment, Theodore Roosevelt, Hiram Johnson).
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2011-05-28.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is an in-depth examination of US foreign policy. Students examine key examples of US foreign policy including the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal in order gain a greater understanding of imperialism and intervention. The lesson includes clear procedures, standards, essential questions, and all of the necessary materials to implement the lesson. The culminating activity provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned through the creation of a public service announcement. The resources could be used as is or adapted to other examples of US foreign policy.

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