Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.5-1. FIFTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES, PART 1 - The History of the United States: Industrialization to the Civil Rights Movement
Industrialization, the Gilded Age, and the Progressive Era (1870s-1910s)
Overview: Students will explain the key shifts in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including: immigration, industrialization, the nation’s role in world affairs, and the Progressive Era.
5.01. Explain the need for the South’s move toward industrialization after the Civil War. [C, E, G, H, T]
5.04. Explain the role of labor unions and the American Federation of Labor in changing the standards of working conditions. [C, E, H, P]
5.08. Describe the challenges of the journey and process for successful entry into the U.S. through Ellis Island and Angel Island, and examine the role of immigrants in the development of the U.S. [C, E, G, H]