West Virginia Standards
SS.5.E.1. Students will investigate the roles of consumers and producers in the United States and apply the information to a real life event (e.g., bake sale, sporting events, booth at a fair, snack machines, etc.) using the concepts of:
SS.5.E.1.d. Supply and demand
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.E.5. Students will evaluate the role of agriculture and the impact of industrialization on the economic development of the United States.
SS.5.E.8. Students will 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.H.CL5. Analyze the people and the factors that led to Industrialization in the late 19th century United States.
SS.5.H.CL5.1. Students will examine how the Industrial Revolution was furthered by new inventions and technologies (e.g., light bulb, telegraph, automobile, assembly line, etc.).