Our friends at National History Day have a some great resources related to this year's theme: Exploration, Encounter & Exchange. Whether you do History Day projects with your students or not, you can benefit from these activities related to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
Their theme book includes articles and lessons on Imperialism, Immigration, Reform, and Native American Affairs. Be sure to check it out!
The National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.
“Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, 1877 to 1920” has been made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for K-12 Educators program.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.