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Showing Grade 11, Unit 2d, Populists and Progressives
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Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=51

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 was the first measure passed by the U.S. Congress to prohibit trusts and regulate monopolistic business practies. Several states had passed similar laws, but they were limited to intrastate businesses. The Sherman Antitrust Act was based on the constitutional power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce. The Sherman Act authorized the Federal Government to institute proceedings against trusts in order to dissolve them. Any combination "in the form of trust or otherwise that was in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states, or with foreign nations" was declared illegal. Standards 11.2.9 and 12.3.1 economics

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2761

Ida B. Wells and Her Passion for Justice

http://www.duke.edu/~ldbaker/classes/AAIH/caaih/ibwells/ibwbkgrd.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a brief biography of Ida B. Wells with photograph. She was a fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women's rights advocate, journalist, and speaker. She stands as one of our nation's most uncompromising leaders and most ardent defenders of human rights. Standard 8.12.0, 11.2.9 and 11.10.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1667

Imperialism, Progressive Era and the Rise to World Power 1896-1920

http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-214549

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This hyperlinked Encyclopeida Britannica article provides the background overview needed to make sense of the Progressive Era and it's relationship to foreign policy in Latin America and Asia, to national economic policies, and finally to U.S. reaction to World War I. Standards 11.2.9 and 11.4.2

Comments: This is great background for this complex section of the California Content Standards.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1702

Jane Addams Hull House Museum

http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/hull_house.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Explore the life and achievements of Jane Addams and Hull House at this site. See what has become of it in modern times. Standards 8.12.5 and 11.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1795

Populist Party Platform

http://www2.wwnorton.com/college/history/eamerica/media/ch22/resources/documents/populist.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Populist Party, was organized in St. Louis in 1892 to represent the farmers and workers of America. This political party was organized to challenge the entrenched interests of railroads, bankers, food prosessers, corporations, and the political corruption that resulted when government leaders were in league with such interests. Standard 11.2.8

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3726

Progressive Era Timeline

http://history.grand-forks.k12.nd.us/ndhistory/Convert2HTML.aspx?PageID=-3&Menu=Topic&ID=28&selection=29

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This timeline lists the major events of the Progressive Era. Some of the topics have hotlinks to more information. Standard 8.12.7 and 11.2.9

Comments: This site will improve as more hotlinks are added.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2535

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0844878.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Sherman Antitrust Act, 1890, was the first law passed by Congress to prohibit trusts. Prior to Sherman, many states had passed similar laws, but they were limited to businesses inside those states. Public opposition to the concentration of economic power in large corporations led Congress to pass the Sherman Act based on the constitutional power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce. Penalties, however, were very low; a fine of $5,000 and imprisonment for one year were set as the maximum penalties for violating the act.Standards 11.2.9 and 12.3.1 economics

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2762

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