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

What Makes A Grimké Sister? - Handout
What Makes A Grimké Sister? - Handout


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 Grimké Sisters.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House


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


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...