Age of Great Inventions
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Great Inventions of the Gilded Age Activity: Image Analysis and Presentation: Visiting the White City and Planning the Black City
In 1893, Americans celebrated the 400-year anniversary of Columbus's arrival by imagining the "new" new world that technology would create. In this exercise your students will explore the White City, consider its message regarding technology, and...
Great Inventions of the Gilded Age Activity: Quote Analysis: Henry David Thoreau
Transcendentalist philosopher argued that more communication was not necessarily better communication. People would be wiser to explore nature and themselves in pursuit of truth rather than engage in meaningless superficial talk. In this exercise...