Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.8. EIGHTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - United States History and Geography: Colonization of North America to Reconstruction
Sectionalism and Reform (1790s-1850s)
Overview: Students will analyze the social, political, and economic development of the North and South during the early 19th century, including the growth of sectionalism and reform movements.
8.37. Explain the development of the American Industrial Revolution, including: Eli Whitney and interchangeable parts; Emergence of trade unions; Lowell System; Role of the textile industry; Samuel Slater [C, E, G, H, P]
8.38. Describe how technological developments affected the growth of the industrial economy and cities in the North. [C, E, G, H, P]
8.40. Analyze the development of roads, canals, railroads, and steamboats throughout the U.S., including the Erie Canal and the National Road. [C, E, G, H, P]