Use Primary Source Documents to Better Understand the Issue of Workers' Rights from the Gilded Age Until the 21st Century
Great new book examines source material such as journals, flyers, artwork, political cartoons, letters, interviews, newspaper articles, maps, and firsthand accounts related to struggle for workers’ rights in North America. Your students will:
- Analyze various types of evidence related to workers’ rights in North America.
- Learn how perspective can shape the analysis and interpretation of evidence.
- Get insight into how workers’ rights, unionization, and the Industrial Revolution impacted North America.
- Better understand how immigration, world wars, and the Great Depression spurred the Workers’ Rights Movement in North America.
- Examine how the issue of workers’ rights continues to impact the U.S. and the world in the 21st century.
Great for putting workers’ rights and unionization into historical context while encouraging critical thinking, this book is loaded with primary and secondary source documents.
©2016. 7 x 9 inches. Softcover, 48 pages.