Students will explain how the rise of big business, factories, mechanized farming, and the labor movement impacted the lives of Americans.
I can summarize the changes that took place in American cities from 1860-1915, & I can predict the problems that will arise as a result.
- Background Question: Create Trading Cards for Jacob Riis, Ida B. Wells, and Upton Sinclair.
- Activity: America Moves to the City Chart
- Reflection Question: What role did the muckrakers play in uncovering problems at the turn of the century?