ERIC Number: ED444888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Early Industrial Revolution: An Overview.
Massachusetts Univ., Lowell. Tsongas Industrial History Center.
This lesson, which is based on a field trip to Lowell, Massachusetts, focuses on Lowell's preeminence as a textile weaving center beginning late in the 18th century. The lesson offers advice for managing the tour group, provides historical background on Lowell, the textile industry, and the United States and the world in general at the time, and forecasts the economic outlook for Lowell in today's world markets. The lesson provides a timeline of events and an extensive selected bibliography. (BT)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Field Trips, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Immigrants, Labor Force, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
Tsongas Industrial History Center, 400 Foot of John Street, Lowell, MA 01852; Web site: (http://www.uml.edu/tsongas/).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Lowell. Tsongas Industrial History Center.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts