Literacy in History: The Pullman Strike, Part 2


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Subject(s): Social Studies, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: literacy, literacy in history, literacy in social studies, Pullman Strike, labor movement, unions, labor dispute, labor unions, Homestead Strike, Haymarket Riot, Gilded Age, George Pullman, Chicago, Grover Cleveland, Eugene Debs, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, primary sources, secondary sources, Chicago Times, Chicago Tribune, English, language arts, U.S. History, history
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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