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Homeschool Series Junior Historians: The Industrial Revolution

Crane House
110 Orange Rd
Montclair, New J
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Students will use the Crane House and Historic YWCA and Shultz House Museums’ artifacts, primary and secondary source documents from the archives, living history, and field trips to reconstruct the past and how it correlates to our present. In this course students will explore the industrial revolution of Montclair and New Jersey ranging from the 1780s to 1860s, reflecting on unique business owners, technological advancements, and unknown innovators during this time. The focus of the course is the use of primary and secondary sources to provide a deeper understanding of the events and movements in history. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of events and movements covered prior to this course. Full class description and field trips available online. Recommended for ages 11-17, maximum class size of 15. Registration required online. Classes are held on Fridays, from 10 am to 12 pm. Dates are September 28; October 5, 12 & 19; November 2, 9, 16 & 30. This schedule allows the flexibility for breaks and research. Cost is $150 per student for the entire 8-week series. All programs begin at the Crane House & historic YWCA at 110 Orange Road, Montclair unless otherwise notes. www.montclairhistory.org.


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