4th-5th Grade History Activity: Popular Attractions of the 1900s

Around the beginning of the 1900s entertainment took a new form. People began to flock to the latest and greatest amusements. Sports, circuses, films and many more attractions all saw a heyday during this time.

Can you match the pictures of some of the famous turn of the century attractions with the description of each? Each time you get a correct match another piece of the puzzle will be revealed.

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This activity is available in our American History B course

The second half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the westward movement of the late 1800s to the present. Lessons integrate topics in geography, civics, and economics. Building on the award-winning series A History of US, the course guides students through critical episodes in the story of America. Students examine the impact of the settlement of the American West; investigate the social, political, and economic changes that resulted from industrialization; explore the changing role of the U.S. in international affairs from the late 19th century through the end of the Cold War; and trace major events and trends in the United States from the Cold War through the first decade of the twenty-first century.

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