Monthly Archives: June 2016

Jane Addams & “Why women should vote” Primary Source Activity

  “This paper is an attempt to show that many women to-day are failing to discharge their duties to their own households properly simply because they do not perceive that as society grows more complicated it, is necessary that woman … Continue reading

Posted in Gilded Age & Progressive Era, U.S. History, WWI The Great War | Leave a comment

2016 Buffaloes Golf Team

Emmanuel Vasquez – State Regional Qualifier ! Coach Martinez poses with his 2016 District Golf Team – Go Buffaloes ! 2016 District Girls Golf Team 2016 District Boys Golf Team                

Posted in Golf Team, Personal Photographs | 1 Comment

American Forests by John Muir (1901) Primary Source Activity

“…. American forests! the glory of the world! Surveyed thus from the east to the west, from the north to the south, they are rich beyond thought, immortal, immeasurable, enough and to spare for every feeding, sheltering beast and bird, … Continue reading

Posted in Gilded Age & Progressive Era, U.S. History | Leave a comment

Opposition to Chinese Immigration (1878) Primary Source Activity

“The Chinese have now lived among us, in considerable numbers, for a quarter of a century, and yet they remain in separate, distinct from, and antagonistic to our people in thinking, mode of life, in tastes and principles, and are … Continue reading

Posted in Civil War and Reconstruction Era, Gilded Age & Industrial Revolution Era, Gilded Age & Progressive Era, Populist Era & Industrial Revolution, U.S. History | Leave a comment

Italian Immigrant in Gilded Age America (1902) Primary Source Activity

“Now and then I had heard things about America that it was a far off country where everybody was rich and that Italians went there and made plenty of money, so that they could return to Italy and live in … Continue reading

Posted in Gilded Age & Industrial Revolution Era, Gilded Age & Progressive Era, Populist Era & Industrial Revolution, U.S. History | Leave a comment

The Story of a Sweatshop Girl (1902) Primary Source Activity

“Aunt Fanny had always been anxious for me to get an education, as I did not know how to read or write, and she thought that was wrong. Schools are different in Poland from what they are in this country, … Continue reading

Posted in Gilded Age & Industrial Revolution Era, Gilded Age & Progressive Era, Populist Era & Industrial Revolution, U.S. History | Leave a comment

W.E.B. Du Bois on Booker T. Washington (1903) Primary Source Activity

“Mr. Washington represents in Negro thought the old attitude of adjustment and submission; but adjustment at such a peculiar time as to make his programme unique. This is an age of unusual economic development, and Mr. Washington’s programme naturally takes … Continue reading

Posted in Gilded Age & Industrial Revolution Era, Gilded Age & Progressive Era, Populist Era & Industrial Revolution, U.S. History | Leave a comment