Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
8.3.6. United States History
Contributions of Individuals and Groups (US History)
8.3.6.A. Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to United States history.
Impact of Continuity and Change on US History
8.3.6.C. Explain how continuity and change have impacted U.S. history.
8.3.6.C.2. Commerce and industry
PA.CC.8.5.6-8. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
Craft and Structure
CC.8.5.6-8.E. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range and Level of Complex Texts
CC.8.5.6-8.J. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.