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A. Time, Continuity, and Change [History]: 5. The student understands U.S. history from 1880 to the present day.: 6-8: The student...

SS.A.5.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the role of physical and cultural geography in shaping events in the United States since 1880 (e.g., western settlement, immigration patterns, and urbanization).


The American Experience/Surviving the Dust Bowl
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dustbowl

This website gives teachers and students alike a broad base of knowledge concerning the Dust Bowl. The site includes pictures, timelines, anthologies, and a very useful teacher's guide of activities based upon the documentary.


Activity: Dust Bowl, Where?

SS.A.5.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

understands ways that significant individuals and events influenced economic, social, and political systems in the United States after 1880.


75 Suffragists
http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/History/Vote/75-suffragists.html

Offers a list of 75 suffragists leaders who gained remarkable favor and encourage a nationwide movement.


SS.A.5.3.3 Add Website - Add Activity

knows the causes and consequences of urbanization that occurred in the United States after 1880 (e.g., causes such as industrialization; consequences such as poor living conditions in cities and employment conditions).


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