Project Description
Part 1 - early 1900s
use primary source packets, google images, and notes to complete this section

Power Point Project Handed Out in Class:


Power Point Scaffolding Worksheet for each group:


Part 2: Articles on Issues going on Currently in the U.S. Today

Labor and Unions
Child Labor 1
Sweatshop Labor
Army Recruiters
Army Recruiters 2

Environmental Issues
global warming 1 - click on link for the Spring '07 issue and choose title called, "climate plant kids have had enough"
global warming 2
environmental racism
WE ACT - Harlem group responding to Environmental Racism - use this with the previous link
corporate pollution

Food Industries
what fast food companies are like 1
what fast food companies do to animals
Meatpacking industry - what happened in the past and what is going on today

Housing Issues
Affordable Housing/Lack of Housing 1
Affordable Housing/Lack of Housing 2
Affordable Housing/Lack of Housing 3
Affordable Housing/Lack of Housing 4

Current Reform Issues
Education Reform

Abuses of Government
Right to Assembly of groups to be taken away by the NYPD
Government spying on citizens

Identity Issues

gender article 1
female rights 2 - organization
female rights 3 - youth activist
female rights 4 - magazine

marriage rights

racism still going on today - understanding the situation of Hurricane Katrina 1
racism still going on today - understanding the situation of Hurricane Katrina 2
racism still going on today - understanding the situation of Hurricane Katrina and how people are fighting back 1- scroll down to resources section
racism still going on today - understanding the situation of Hurricane Katrina and how people are fighting back 2