Reform Movements :

How the Other Half Lives

Inquiry

4 - 5 class periods
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  • 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?
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    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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