GA.SS5. United States History Since 1860
SS5E. Economic Understandings
SS5E1. The student will use the basic economic concepts of trade, opportunity cost, specialization, voluntary exchange, productivity, and price incentives to illustrate historical events.
SS5E1.f. Give examples of technological advancements and their impact on business productivity during the continuing development of the United States.
SS5G. Geographic Understandings
SS5G2. The student will explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities.
SS5G2.a. Explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources influenced industrial location in the United States between the end of the Civil War and 1900.
SS5G2.b. Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations since the turn of the 20thcentury and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas.
SS5H. Historical Understandings
SS5H3. The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
SS5H3.d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.