Reform Movements :

How the Other Half Lives


4 - 5 class periods
  • How the Other Half Lives
    What were the effects / impacts of Muckrakers during the gilded age? How is muckraking journalism an example of civic engagement?
    How the Other Half Lives

    Students will analyze the historical context of the gilded age in order to study an important progressive era movement - muckraking journalism.  Students will read excerpts and review images from Jacob Riis's How the Other Half Lives. 

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