Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.5. Fifth Grade - United States History Year 3: Industrialization to the Digital Age
SS5H. Historical Understandings
SS5H1. Describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
SS5H1.d. Describe the reasons people immigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.
SS5G. Geographic Understandings
SS5G2. Explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities.
SS5G2.a. Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations between the end of the Civil War and 1900 and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas (e.g., Pittsburgh’s rapid growth in the late nineteenth century).
GA.IPS.5. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations