To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
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To continue the study of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie’s influence on American culture. ...
Unit: Philanthropy in History
Students will give examples of philanthropy as they relate to public libraries. The lesson also will demonstrate the importance of books in a democratic society.
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
The purpose of this lesson is to teach learners how to give charity, to whom one should give charity, and to what extent/amount of charity is to be given. The lesson follows the examples and teachings of Maimonides (the Rambam) as well as interpretations and extensions of ancient Biblical laws...
Unit: Why Do People Give?
"Freedom songs" were an important motivating force during the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968. Through music we explore the important figures in the Civil Rights Movement and their contribution to the common good....
Learners will describe how communities were aided by the philanthropy of late nineteenth century industrialists.
Students learn about the history of foundations and the role individuals played in their development.