Iowa Past to Present

Iowa Past to Present Online Teacher's Guide

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Chapter 13: Life on the Farm—Iowa Style

Introduction

Agriculture has always been important in Iowa, which is known throughout the nation as a major farm state. During the nineteenth century, most Iowans lived of farms. Farming is still Iowa's most important industry, although most Iowans now live in cities and towns. Today, living on a farm is not too different from living in town, but for many years farm living and town living were very different.

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This online teachers guide was developed as a companion to the textbook Iowa Past to Present: The People and the Prairie (Revised 3rd Ed.); written by Dorothy Schwieder, Thomas Morain, and Lynn Nielsen; published by University of Iowa Press. Select a chapter from the list below to find related content and classroom resources.

 

 


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