Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson explores the experience of American farmers during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Students will gain an understanding and analyze the difficulties farmers endured in modern society and their proposed solutions through a historical narrative, primary sources, and several dynamic student activities. Students will better understand the farmers in the economy and politics in American history.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Checks and Balances; Due Process; Equality; Federalism;Freedom of contract; Freedom of speech, press, & assembly; Inalienable Rights; Limited Government; Private property; Rule of Law; Separation of powers Constitution; Supreme Court; Court Cases; Personal Liberty; Bill of Rights. Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.6.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe ways in which people benefit from and are challenged by working together, including through government, workplaces, voluntary organizations, and families.

D2.His.1.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.

D2.His.5.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain connections among historical contexts and people's perspectives at the time.

D2.His.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze complex and interacting factors that influenced the perspectives of people during different historical eras.
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