Period: 1877

Industrial Revolution: 1877 – 1899

Indian Removal

Teaching Activity. By Gayle Olson-Raymer. 18 pages. Questions and teaching ideas for Chapter 7 of Voices of a People's History of the United States on the American policy of "Manifest Destiny" and Native American resistance to their own displacement.
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Alligator Bayou

Book - Fiction. By Donna Jo Napoli. 2010. 288 pages. Historical fiction for young adults based on the true story of the lynching of Italian Americans in late 19th century Louisiana.
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Fire in the Hole!

Book - Fiction. By Mary Cronk Farrell. 2004. 176 pages. Based on the true story of a silver miners' strike in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, the book shows the desperate conditions of miners' lives and how the striking miners were detained illegally in a late 19th century version of Guantanamo.
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April 9, 1898: Paul Robeson Born

Paul Robeson was one of the most important figures of the 20th century. He was a “renaissance man” — an acclaimed athlete, actor, singer, cultural scholar, author, lawyer, and internationally-renowned political activist.
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