Monthly Archives: February 2017

Learning Experience February 10/13 – Big City Life!

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 8/9 – The Rise of 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 … It’s the late … Continue reading

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Learning Experience Feb 6/7 – Captains or Robbers?

Hopefully you have a decent understanding of some of the important concepts that led to the growth of big business in the latter 1800s, young historians. Ask yourself – can you … identify why a company would become a corporation … Continue reading

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Learning Experience Feb 2/3 – The Rise of Industry

It was a quick trip out West – but now it’s time to head to the growing cities of the Northeast and Midwest as we see the boom in industry and big business.  To get some background, spend some time … Continue reading

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