Ohio Learning Standards
THEME: U.S. STUDIES FROM 1492 TO 1877: EXPLORATION THROUGH RECONSTRUCTION
11 Westward expansion contributed to economic and industrial development, debates over sectional issues, war with Mexico and the displacement of American Indians.
16 The availability of natural resources contributed to the geographic and economic expansion of the United States, sometimes resulting in unintended environmental consequences.
17 The movement of people, products and ideas resulted in new patterns of settlement and land use that influenced the political and economic development of the United States.
ECONOMIC DECISION MAKING AND SKILLS
24 Choices made by individuals, businesses and governments have both present and future consequences.
PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
25 The Industrial Revolution fundamentally changed the means of production as a result of improvements in technology, use of new power resources, the advent of interchangeable parts and the shift from craftwork to factory work.