Railroads in Hempstead County

Students will begin by determining what is needed to create and maintain a successful town/city. Students will then view primary and secondary sources to see the relationship between development and the railroad system in Hempstead County and analyze which aspects made the progression of these locations decline or become more prosperous. Students will take this information and apply it to their own place and time. Students will use resources for a predetermined task.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:9-12 High School

Time period:Civil War Through the Gilded Age 1861-1900

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

IN.6.AH.2, IN.6.AH.3, OV.1.10.2, OV.3.9.2, RP.6.AH.9-12.3, W.4.9.1



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