West Virginia Standards
SS.5.G.5. Students will locate, identify and compare the major rivers, landforms, natural resources, climate regions, major soil regions and deserts of the United States.
SS.5.G.6. Students will compare and contrast the various regions of the United States; locate each of the fifty United States and correlate them with their regions.
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.CL1.4. Students will compare the roles and accomplishments of historic figures of the Civil War (e.g., Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton and Frederick Douglass, etc.).
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.).
SS.5.H.CL5.2. Students will 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.).