Browse over 80 educational resources created by Captivating History in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Browse over 50 educational resources created by Captivating History in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Past/Present: Trouble at the Mill | PBS LearningMedia
1906. Students can play either an immigrant female worker or a native-born male manager. Both characters must deal with labor strife as well as earn money to support their families. Covering industrialization, immigration, the Progressive era, and organized labor, the game promotes historical reasoning, fosters cooperative learning and intellectual teamwork, and teaches the use and interpretation of primary sources, all while being fun to play.
The Industrial Revolution: Domestic System versus Factory System of Production Free Printable Chart Worksheet for Students
Panama Canal and the Americas Reading with Questions
The war with Spain revived U.S. interest in building a canal across the isthmus of Panama, uniting the two great oceans. The usefulness of such a canal for sea trade had long been recognized by the major commercial nations of the world; the French had begun digging one in the late 19th century but had been unable to overcome the engineering difficulties. Having become a power in both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the United States saw a canal as both economically beneficial and a…
John Pierpont Morgan and Finance Capitalism - Reading with Questions
J.P. Morgan and Finance Capitalism - Reading with questions for high school United States History students. Free to print (PDF file).
Nullification Crisis Reading with Questions
The Nullification Crisis - Free printable reading with questions for high school United States History students.
Railroads, Regulations, and the Tariff Reading with Questions
Railroads, Regulations, and the Tariff Reading with Questions - Free to print (PDF file) for high school American History classes.
101 History-changers (70) IRISH POTATO FAMINE
Dennis Daily narrates a series on the major events and themes of history, as prepared by journalist L. David Mark. There is a break in the report, since it w...
ILR School - The Triangle Factory Fire
Incredible website that explores the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in-depth! Great place for your students to start when thinking about the workplace issues that prompted Americans to consider joining unions.