West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.SS.5. Fifth Grade Standards
SS.5.7. Explain the concept of supply and demand in specific historic and current economic situations in the United States (e.g., slavery, oil, gas, Industrial Revolution, etc.).
SS.5.12. Compare the economic and social effects of Reconstruction on different populations, including the move from farms to factories and the change from the plantation system to sharecropping.
SS.5.24. Analyze the people and the factors that led to Industrialization in the late 19th century United States.
SS.5.24.a. Examine how the Industrial Revolution was furthered by new inventions and technologies (e.g., light bulb, telegraph, automobile, assembly line, etc.).
SS.5.24.b. Identify prominent inventors and scientists of the period and summarize their inventions or discoveries (e.g., Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, Henry Ford and Albert Einstein, etc.).