ERIC Number: ED328494
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Industrial Revolution. Land and Freedom--Issues in World History.
Henry George School, New York, NY.
Fifteen activities for secondary social studies classes are provided in this unit that focuses on four central ideas stressing the role that land and the free market played in the Industrial Revolution. (1) "Women and Property" discusses the changes in both the status and rights of women, particularly in terms of women's rights in land. (2) "A Shift in Economies" emphasizes the shift from a land-based economy to one based on capital. (3) "Geography and Its Impact" focuses on the interaction between man and the environment that shaped the Industrial Revolution in England. (4) "Advent of Free Markets" shows how state-controlled economies began to evolve into free markets. Each features a central theme and key concepts. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Henry George School, New York, NY.