The history of the USA as an interactive journey through time: The USA as an Industrial Superpower
Immerse yourself in the history of the United States. This book will take you on a journey through time to the immigrants on Ellis Island, their hopes and dreams. Will they be able to realize their American Dream? What are the consequences of increasing industrialization for the workers – men, women, and children? How do they stand up for their rights?
This book contains an unabridged version of Module 4 from the original book The History of the USA 1.
As a Multi-Touch book, it incorporates films, photo galleries, and reading comprehension quizzes to bring the past to life. It is perfect for all those who share in the excitement of history.
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Use in school
This book was tailored for teaching practice by experienced education experts. It includes films, photo galleries, and related tasks such as quizzes to regularly check your reading comprehension. Students can therefore independently engage with the teaching material and have fun while learning about history.
You can play the films in full or by chapter – so you can watch the 5-6 minute-long clips and follow them up within a school lesson.
An accompanying course on iTunes U demonstrates practical teaching scenarios using the German version of our iBooks textbook The History of the USA 1.
- Module film: The USA as an Industrial Superpower
- Working Conditions
- The Haymarket Riot
- Urban Development
- American Dream
- Skills Pages
- Further Reading
- Source Materials