1906. Students can play either an immigrant female worker or a native-born male manager. Both characters must deal with labor strife as well as earn money to support their families. Covering industrialization, immigration, the Progressive era, and organized labor, the game promotes historical reasoning, fosters cooperative learning and intellectual teamwork, and teaches the use and interpretation of primary sources, all while being fun to play.
It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.