Document Type

Instructional Material

Publication Date

Summer 6-22-2019


This lesson encourages students to explore the changes in the distribution of power within the United States from the beginning of Westward Expansion to the end of the Gilded Age in order to evaluate the varying economic, social, and political effects the concentration of power can have on a society.

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Project One Pager-The American Dream.docx (1126 kB)
This document is a handout for the students that gives an overview of the project for this UbD. It is recommended to hand this to the students the week before starting the unit.

Group Project Checklist_ Rubric.docx (89 kB)
This document contains a section for the groups to list their contact information and agreed responsibilities, a project scoring guide, and a project checklist.