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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 16.Understands how the rise of corporations, heavy industry, and mechanized farming transformed American society
  
Topics1. Rapid industrialization and environmental issues, late 19th century; 2. Population density, distribution, and growth rates; 3. Impact of society on the environment
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5.Understands how rapid increase in population and industrial growth in urban areas influenced the environment (e.g., inefficient urban garbage collection and sewage disposal, how city leaders and residents coped with environmental problems in the city)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  urban growth’s influence on the environment
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how rapid increase in population in urban areas influenced the environment   
  2. Understands how industrial growth in urban areas influenced the environment   
  3. Understands how inefficient urban garbage collection influenced the environment    
  4. Understands how inefficient sewage disposal in urban areas influenced the environment    
  5. Understands how city leaders coped with environmental problems in the city   
  6. Understands how city residents coped with environmental problems in the city   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Environmentalism: Then and Now


Citation Log: BD(BE,105;​AE,144-145;​NI,24)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document