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Image Links


Use the following links to find images to use. You may also take your own photos and use them.

Photos for Class  Search for copyright free images AND it cites it for you.

Creative Commons Great search engine to search Flickr, Google Images, and more for images you can use.

NYPL Digital Images - free (somewhat historical) images that have been digitized from the New York Public Library

Photo Pin Easy search system, lots of interesting images.

FlickRiver Searches Flickr for images. Easy browsing system.

Wikipedia List of Public Domain Sources Links to a lot of GREAT collections of images you are free to use. Lots of subject specific collections.

American Memory Project Place to find historical images to use.

Assignment Information

Task:  Your team will choose a topic that has relevance to both America in 2016 and America during the Gilded Age.  Once you have chosen a topic your first step is to conduct research.  Upon completion of the research component you will then use the information you have gathered to create an informative presentation of the information to an audience of your peers and Mr. Leochner.

Potential Topics:

  • Immigration
  • Wealth Gap
  • Industrial Regulation
  • Gender Equity
  • Threats to the free market
  • Environment
  • Urban issues
  • Speculation
  • Technology
  • Conservation
  • Political special interests/money influence
  • Minority Rights

Final Product Ideas

Sock Puppets




Explain Everything


Stop Motion Animation

Other ideas?? Up to your imagination!