Lesson Nine: Industrialization and Urbanization

Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students create concept maps related to aspects of industrialization. They examine how
industrialization impacted larger immigration and migration patterns, analyze how this new urbanization caused
problems for the poor, and compare two different methods of solving those problems: settlement houses and political
machines.
Lesson 9: Industrialization and Urbanization (PDF file)

Teacher Resources:

Teacher Resource 9A: Sample Concept Map (PDF files)
Teacher Resource 9B: Bessemer Steel Concept Map

Student Handouts:

Handout 9.1: Industrialization Cards (PDF files)
Handout 9.2: Tammany Hall
Handout 9.3: Jane Addams and Hull House

Lesson Websites:

Interactive Map (New York Times)

Additional Lesson Resources:


www.birminghamal.org/about-history.html
nbirmingham.net
www.hometownusa.com/al/history/Birmingham.html


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