West Virginia Standards
SS.5.C.4. Students will compare the functions of each level of the government (local, state, and national) and apply that knowledge to a function set aside for citizens of the United States (e.g., Town Hall Meeting, Project Citizen, debate, etc.).
SS.5.E.2. Students will explain the concept of supply and demand to specific historic and current economic situations in the United States (e.g., slavery, oil, gas, Industrial Revolution, etc.).
SS.5.H.CL1. Demonstrate an understanding of the industrial North and the agricultural South before, during and after the Civil War.
SS.5.H.CL1.2. Students will explain how specific events and issues led to the Civil War (e.g., sectionalism fueled by issues of slavery in the territories, states’ rights, election of 1860 and secession).