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Topic: Role of government in society 

United States History

 Standard 10.  Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to regional tensions
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the role of government in various areas of public service in the early 1800s (e.g., national and state policies regarding protective tariffs and a national bank, the controversy over federally funded internal improvements)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands national policies regarding protective tariffs in the early 1800s
     2.Understands state policies regarding protective tariffs in the early 1800s
     3.Understands national policies regarding a national bank in the early 1800s
     4.Understands state policies regarding a national bank in the early 1800s
     5.Understands the controversy over federally funded internal improvements in the early 1800s
 Standard 24.  Understands how the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 8.Understands how the New Deal influenced public opinion (e.g., the public's belief in the responsibility of government to deliver public services)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the public’s belief in the responsibility of the government to deliver public services is a legacy of the New Deal