Lesson details

Grade
8, 11
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Industrial Development

Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism

Subtopic

Accomplishments and Limitations of Women’s Suffrage and the Progressive Movement

The Tilman Era

Recommended Technology: 

Technology is not necessary, but can easily be adapted and used to allow students to complete the lesson progression and assessment. 

"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina

Duration: 
3-4 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will analyze primary sources to discern the beliefs of Ben Tillman and his “Tillmanites” and how those beliefs and values affected Progressive era reforms.

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