This worksheet helps students compare slaves and indentured servants in colonial society, in particular in New York. It is used as part of the activity "Comparison of Slaves and Servants in Colonial New York."
This viewing guide and associated activities will help students analyze propaganda images of women workers during World War II and compare them with the real experiences of women. The instructions for using the film and viewing guide can be found [...]
These worksheets help students gather evidence from the Five Points census database. Students then compare their data with prevailing 19th century stereotypes of Irish immigrants and conclude whether or not they were accurate. These worksheets are [...]
Use this worksheet as a scaffold to help students analyze a colonial-era "An Apprentice's Indenture Contract."
This worksheet helps students to analyze a photograph taken by Dorothea Lange in 1937 for the federal government's Farm Security Administration.
This worksheet helps students analyze a poster created by the U.S. government during World War II that encourages women to take factory jobs.
This worksheet helps students analyze statistics about the labor force participation of white and African-American women in the decades before, during, and after WWII.
This worksheet is designed to help students focus on the information presented during the first two minutes of the Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary.
These words and phases from the Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary may be unfamiliar to students.
This worksheet helps students understand the difficult and dangerous working conditions that young female workers experienced in garment factories during the early twentieth century. Students must match quotes from women who worked in garment [...]