The Industrial Revolution, urbanization, and access to resources contributed to the United States becoming a world power in the early twentieth century. At the same time, discriminatory practices abounded. To understand the rise of the United States a...

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
What Makes A Grimke Sister? - Handout
What Makes A Grimke Sister? - Handout

Document

With this handout students can use magazines, poster board, and any other creative things they can find to fill the silhouette with all the things that describe the Grimke Sisters.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview

Video

Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Expansion & Migration Unit
Expansion & Migration Unit

Lesson

This document contains a 15-day unit used to teach the new Social Studies standards for the Expansion and Migration Theme. There are two full lessons included, two mini-lessons, and every other day is...