Monthly Archives: January 2019

Learning Experience – Analyzing the Industrialists

Though a century has passed since the heyday of the great industrialists and financiers of the Gilded Age, the debate continues: were these men captains of industry, without whom this country could not have taken its place as a great … Continue reading

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In-class Creation – Sketching the Gilded Age!

The Gilded Age was an era of America’s story often overlooked in history classes – but essential to understanding our world today. The incredible growth and change in the United States set the stage for modern America to emerge at … Continue reading

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Preview Experience – An Intro to the Gilded Age

Hey young historians!  We are moving from the Wild West to the cities of the Northeast and we dive into the Gilded Age!  To prepare for class on Monday/Tuesday, take a look at the materials below and be able to … Continue reading

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THE WEST – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Ready to dig into the Wild West?  What better way than to watch some movies?  Grab some popcorn, a soda, and a comfy chair and check out these short clips from America A Story of Us. You can start to … Continue reading

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Learning Experience for January 14/15 – Reconstruction Terms

There are countless books written about the Reconstruction era, and hopefully you will be able to read one  (or more) sometime in your historical future (does that make sense?  Historical future?) We will dig in to the major highlights and events … Continue reading

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A PREVIEW OF RECONSTRUCTION

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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