Teaching Resources

Populism and Agrarian Discontent

Over the past fifteen years, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has worked closely with master educators across the country. Many of them have developed unique lesson plans and activities related to this historical era. These resources are included here along with pedagogical videos and other general teaching tools that can be adapted for a variety of time periods and themes in American history.

Responses to Industrialism

Curriculum Subjects: Economics Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

Rise of the Populists and William Jennings Bryan

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

The Farmers' Revolt

Curriculum Subjects: Economics, Government and Civics Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

The Haymarket Riot

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12