The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era
The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era
The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era
The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era
The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era

The Triangle Factory Fire & Start of the Progressive Era

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Triangle Factory Fire Lesson Plan

Students learn about the causes and early Progressive Movement and learn the story of the tragic day at the Triangle Factory Fire that killed 146 workers and led to more progressive reforms. 

 

Lesson Overview

Students learn about the causes and early Progressive Movement and learn the story of the tragic day at the Triangle Factory Fire that killed 146 workers and led to more progressive reforms. They learn how industrialization led to the Progressive Movement, settlement houses, and the goals and beliefs of the progressives and how they transformed government and its role in American society.  The lesson activity has students read a secondary source, gather evidence, and do ‘history-detective’ work determining who was most responsible for the tragedy and then develop reform bills to prevent future tragedies.

What Students Do

In this inquiry lesson students read a secondary source, gather evidence, and conduct ‘history-detective’ work to determine who is most responsible for the tragedy and then develop progressive reforms to ensure such tragedies won’t happen again.

Skill Development: Research gathering, weighing evidence, problem solving.