Growing a Nation

National History Standards & Agriculture

Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

How Progressives and others addressed problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption.

Standard 1A
The student understands the origin of the Progressives and the coalitions they formed to deal with issues at the local and state levels.

Grade Level Therefore, the student is able to
9-12 Assess Progressive efforts to regulate big business, curb labor militancy, and protect the rights of workers and consumers. [Evaluate alternative courses of action]

Standard 1B
The student understands Progressivism at the national level.

How the United States changed from the end of World War I to the eve of the Great Depression.

Standard 3B
The student understands how a modern capitalist economy emerged in the 1920s.

Grade Level Therefore, the student is able to
5-12 Explain how principles of scientific management and technological innovations, including assembly lines, rapid transit, household appliances, and radio, continued to transform production, work, and daily life. [Examine the influence of ideas]
7-12 Explain the role of new technology and scientific research in the rise of agribusiness and agricultural productivity. [Utilize quantitative data]