VA.USII. United States History: 1865 to the Present
USII.2. The student will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables for:
USII.2.b) explaining relationships among natural resources, transportation, and industrial development after 1865.
Reshaping the Nation and the Emergence of Modern America: 1877 to the Early 1900s
USII.4. The student will demonstrate knowledge of how life changed after the Civil War by:
USII.4.b) explaining the reasons for the increase in immigration, growth of cities, new inventions, and challenges arising from this expansion.
USII.4.d) explaining the impact of new inventions, the rise of big business, the growth of industry, and life on American farms.
USII.4.e) describing the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions, the rise of organized labor, women's suffrage, and the temperance movement.