Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson explores immigration during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Students will explore the causes of immigration to the United States, the effects of immigration on American society, the experience of immigrants and reaction of Americans to immigrants. The lesson includes a historical narrative, primary sources, and student activities. Students will better understand the debate over immigration in American history and today.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Rule of law; Equality; Limited Government Constitution; 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.10.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie their own and others' points of view about civic issues.

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.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.

D2.His.5.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze how historical contexts shaped and continue to shape people's perspectives.
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