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Nobody Here But Us Capitalists:  Democracy, Big Business, and Progress at the turn of the 20th century

INTERNET RESourceS

The following links were correct as of May 11, 2003

Progress and Poverty by Henry George
http://www.henrygeorge.org/pplink.htm

Modern History Sourcebook: Andrew Carnegie:
The Gospel of Wealth, 1889
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1889carnegie.html

Modern History Sourcebook:
William Graham Sumner (1840-1910): The Challenge of Facts
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1914sumner.html

The Rich Are Good-Natured:
William Graham Sumner Defends the Wealthy
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/4998/

from The Absurd Effort to Make the World Over (1883)
William Graham Sumner
http://www.wwnorton.com/tindall/ch21/resources/documents/sumner.htm

Henry Demarest Lloyd, Wealth Against the Commonwealth, 1894
http://azimuth.harcourtcollege.com/history/ayers/chapter19/19.1.wealth.html

Samuel Gompers, "Letters on Labor in Industrial Society,"
Forum, September (1894)
http://www.historyteacher.net/USProjects/DBQs2000/APUSH-DBQ-4.htm

Lincoln Steffens, Introduction to The Shame of the Cities (1904)
http://www.american.edu/kdurr/steffens.html

THE HISTORY OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY BY IDA M. TARBELL
http://www.history.rochester.edu/fuels/tarbell/MAIN.HTM

Excerpts from Twenty Years at Hull-house by Jane Addams
http://www.meetingground.org/loavfish/lf700/addams.htm

Full text of Twenty Years at Hull-house by Jane Addams
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/ADDAMS/title.html

How the Other Half Lives, by JACOB A. RIIS
http://tenant.net/Community/Riis/title.html

THE SUBJECTIVE NECESSITYFOR SOCIAL SETTLEMENTS ,Jane Addams
http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/rbannis1/Progs/Addams.html

THE HISTORY OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY, by Ida Tarbell
http://www.history.rochester.edu/fuels/tarbell/MAIN.HTM

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER, A Character Study by Ida Tarbell
http://webpub.allegheny.edu/employee/h/hmccull/tarbell/
archives/jdr.html

Ida Tarbell and the Business of Being a Woman
http://webpub.allegheny.edu/employee/h/hmccull/tarbell/

Ida Tarbell on Standard Oil
http://www.history.rochester.edu/fuels/tarbell/MAIN.HTM

Andrew Carnegie, The AmericanExperience
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/carnegie/

Progressive Party Platform (1912)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/nf/resource/
tr/primdocs/trprogress.html

Before beginning the lesson
Day One
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Day Four
Day Five
Day Six
Internet Resources
Worksheet:" Meet the Press"
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Urban Dreams
OUSD Curriculum Unit

"Nobody Here But Us Capitalists:
Democracy, Big Business, and Progress at the Turn of the 20th Century"

Subject: U.S. History
Grade Level: 11th

Lesson Plan Author:
Elizabeth Haugen
Organization: OUSD