Impact of the Klondike gold rush

In this critical challenge, students review background information (accessed online) and examine primary and secondary source documents to find evidence of economic, social and environmental changes brought about by the Klondike Gold Rush. Students then rank the changes in order of the significance of their impact, using evidence from the source documents to justify the ranking.

Subjects:
History, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Intended User:
Teacher
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