Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Progressive Movement

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Virginia Standards of Learning

VA.SS.USI. United States History to 1865
Expansion and Reform: 1801 to 1861
USI.8. The student will apply social science skills to understand westward expansion and reform in America from 1801 to 1861 by:
USI.8.e. Explaining the main ideas of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements.
VA.SS.USII. United States History: 1865 to the Present
Reshaping the Nation and the Emergence of Modern America: 1877 to the Early 1900s
USII.4. The student will apply social science skills to understand how life changed after the Civil War by:
USII.4.e. Evaluating and explaining the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions, the rise of organized labor, women’s suffrage, and the temperance movement.
Turmoil and Change: 1890s to 1945
USII.5. The student will apply social science skills to understand the changing role of the United States from the late nineteenth century through World War I by:
USII.5.c. Evaluating and explaining the reasons for the United States’ involvement in World War I and its international leadership role at the conclusion of the war.
USII.6. The student will apply social science skills to understand the social, economic, and technological changes of the early twentieth century by:
USII.6.b. Describing the social and economic changes that took place, including prohibition and the Great Migration north and west.
VA.SS.CE. Civics and Economics
Skills
CE.5. The student will apply social science skills to understand the political process at the local, state, and national levels of government by:
CE.5.a. Describing the functions of political parties.
CE.5.b. Comparing and contrasting political parties.
VA.SS.WHII. World History and Geography: 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the Present
The Modern Era
WHII.10. The student will apply social science skills to understand World War I and its worldwide impact by:
WHII.10.a. Explaining economic and political causes and identifying major leaders of the war, with emphasis on Woodrow Wilson and Kaiser Wilhelm II.
WHII.10.b. Describing the location of major battles and the role of new technologies.
VA.SS.VUS. Virginia and United States History
Skills
VUS.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by:
VUS.1.e. Comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.f. Explaining how indirect cause-and-effect relationships impact people, places, and events in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.g. Analyzing multiple connections across time and place.
VUS.1.h. Using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the incentives for and consequences of a specific choice made.
Expansion
VUS.6. The student will apply social science skills to understand major events in Virginia and United States history during the first half of the nineteenth century by:
VUS.6.e. Evaluating the cultural, economic, and political issues that divided the nation, including tariffs, slavery, the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements, and the role of the states in the Union.
Industrialization
VUS.8. The student will apply social science skills to understand how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early twentieth century by:
VUS.8.d. Analyzing the impact of prejudice and discrimination, including “Jim Crow” laws, the responses of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, and the practice of eugenics in Virginia.
VUS.8.e. Evaluating and explaining the social and cultural impact of industrialization, including rapid urbanization.
VUS.8.f. Evaluating and explaining the economic outcomes and the political, cultural and social developments of the Progressive Movement and the impact of its legislation.
Emergence of Modern America and World Conflicts
VUS.9. The student will apply social science skills to understand the emerging role of the United States in world affairs during the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by:
VUS.9.b. Evaluating the United States’ involvement in World War I, including Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
VA.SS.GOVT. Virginia and United States Government
Skills
GOVT.6. The student will apply social science skills to understand local, state, and national elections by:
GOVT.6.a. Describing the nomination and election process, including the organization and evolving role of political parties.
GOVT.6.e. Describing how amendments have extended the right to vote.
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