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Strolling through the Big Cities of Gilded Age America – Learning Experience for Feb 8-9

Let’s go back in time, shall we?  Imagine taking a stroll in one of the new big cities of the Northeast and upper Midwest in the late 1800s.  You and a friend (maybe it’s an early Valentine … how romantic) … Continue reading

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In Class February 2/5 – Organized Labor!

We have seen the side of the guys making the big bucks … but what about the men (and women and children) that were toiling in the factories during the age of industrial growth? Let’s find out … To begin, check … Continue reading

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The Wild West – The Best or the Worst?

Ready to dig into the Wild West? Was it the best or the worst? Take a look at some of the resources below to start grabbing some notes. Spend as much time as you desire – especially if you are … Continue reading

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MODERN AMERICA EMERGES

We begin our next unit with an agricultural nation coming off a Civil War, limited to the North American continent in status and territory.   We end with the United States as an industrial giant, an international influence, and an impressive global … Continue reading

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Reconstruction – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

How does a nation rebuild after it is torn in two? Can it be rebuilt? That’s the challenge of the newly “reunited” United States after the Civil War … and the era of Reconstruction is not only a major chapter … Continue reading

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THE CIVIL WAR CHALLENGE! December 20

ALL THE DETAILS YOU NEED TO KNOW – AND WHAT TO PREPARE! MAKE SURE YOU COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR COLLABORATIVE TEAMS!

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In class December 12/13 – Did the Union Win or did the Confederacy lose?

Four long years, over 620,000 dead, even more casualties, part of the nation in ruins, and an entire segment of the population freed for the first time – the results of the Civil War are almost impossible to comprehend in … Continue reading

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In class December 8/11 – A. Lincoln

So … how do you assess the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln? Do your rankings match those of past polls? Consider each entry in the “President A. Lincoln” activity and submit your ratings in this form.  

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The Life of a Civil War Soldier

You spent some time online and in Kenosha learning about the life of a Civil War soldier – so what was it like?  And why does it matter? Show off your understanding any way you want with a Civil War … Continue reading

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Preparation for December 8/11 – Spend some time with A. Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln – Judging by the number of books written about him, I think we can all agree that he’s a pretty famous guy, right? How do we view him in our society today?  Is he well remembered?  Highly regarded?  Where … Continue reading

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