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Websites for this project
Cornell University: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire online exhibit
This site provides first person accounts of the conditions that led to the fire and the reforms that followed. Listen to oral histories of survivors and view death certificates of some of the victims.
Library of Congress: The Progress of a People
The Library of Congress: online exhibit of pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray collection. The Progress of a People provides access to works of Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, and other prominent African-Americans.
National Women's History Museum: Online Exhibits
The exhibits include photos, text, and political cartoons. Two exhibits of interest are Reforming Their World: Women in the Progressive Era and Rights for Women.
University of Houston Digital History: The Progressive Era
Use this resource for text, images and samples of music, and more.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929
Excellent resources for your project from a respected website. Contains timeline, text, videos, glossary of terms and more to help you understand the era.
Notable figures of the era
|"'Southern Horrors: Lynch Law
in All Its Phases,' by Ida B. Wells."
African-American History Online.
Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com.
|Thomas Nast's Elephant + Donkey.
Image Quest. Web. 4 Oct 2013.
|Carry Nation, The Kansas Saloon
Smasher. Photograph. Encyclopædia
Britannica Image Quest. Web. 4 Oct 2013.
E-books - passwords are located on your student planbook cover
Databases - passwords for the databases are located on the back cover of your planbook.
Create a Graph
Use this handy tool to create a graph or chart you can include in your presentation.
Your teacher will provide specific requirements (APA or MLA style, sharing preferences) in addition to use of notecards, outline, or annotated bibliography.
Your teacher will provide requirements for using Turnitin.com for this assignment.
Use these tools to create your project. Make sure to check with your teacher first!
Sets images and words to music. The presentation is powered by the music you choose. Your teacher will give you a code to enable you to create longer videos.
Use Comic Master to create your own graphic novel about a person or topic of the Progressive Era.
Create an online exhibit of items associated with your notable figure or the era. If you are interested in this option, please see Ms. Lamphier in the Media Center to apply for an account.
Click here to see how easy it is to create with Powtoon! https://youtu.be/lyB1Y9xkSec
Use Prezi to put more into your presentation. You love the ability to edit online.
Create online timelines. Show the highs and low's of your reformers life and the impact she made on society.
A great tool for creating and presenting your timeline!
Create your own online 3D pop-up book.