Lesson Plans
American History 9 Period 3 3rd Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/18/2008 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
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Monday:
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday:
Section 3--Life in the West
Women in the West--Gain suffrage--Wyoming first state
Daily schedule of a woman--what did she do? Isolation from others
Rise of Western Cities
Railroads contribute to growth
Mexicanos in the SW
The Myth of the Old West--Dime novels, heroes and heroines--Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, Bill Hickock, Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid
Wednesday:
Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show 572-573
Annie Oakley
Buffalo Soldiers
Thursday:
Section 4 Farming and Populism
Homestead Act
Exodusters
Settling the Midwest
--Sodbusters
New Inventions--John Deere, Oliver, McCormick
Friday:
Problems of Farmers
--Grange
--Cooperatives
Railroad problems
Rise of Populism--William Jennings Bryan; Free silver vs. gold standard
Closing of the Frontier
 
 
 
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