Lesson Plan, Video


From 1876-1920, the United States went through a period of rapid technological, demographic, and political change. The Gilded Age and Progressive Era curriculum provides students an in-depth look at this formative period in United States history. Through primary-source-based activities and engaging narratives, students will be exposed to this fascinating period and analyze its numerous parallels to today.


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

Education Levels:

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


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



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