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Topic: Second industrial revolution 

United States History

 Standard 18.  Understands the rise of the American labor movement and how political issues reflected social and economic changes
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands changes in business and labor practices during the late 19th century (e.g., reasons for child labor and it consequences, changes in business operation, how workers lives were affected after the Civil War)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands changes in business practices during the late 19th century
     2.Understands changes in labor practices during the late 19th century
     3.Understands the reasons for child labor during the late 19th century
     4.Understands the consequences of child labor during the late 19th century
     5.Understands changes in business operation during the late 19th century
     6.Understands how workers lives were affected after the Civil War
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the conditions affecting employment and labor in the late 19th century (e.g., the change from workshop to factory in different regions; how working conditions changed and how workers responded to new industrial conditions)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the conditions affecting employment in the late 19th century
     2.Understands the conditions affecting labor in the late 19th century
     3.Understands the change from workshop to factory in different regions during the late 19th century
     4.Understands how working conditions changed during the late 19th century
     5.Understands how workers responded to new industrial conditions in the late 19th century
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands influences on the workforce during the late 19th century (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, and skill; how big business and the impersonal nature of factory work affected workers; inroads made by women in male-dominated jobs; legal status of women; the type of work children performed; occupations in which children were employed; dangers they faced during the workday)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the influence of gender on the workforce during the late 19th century
     2.Understands the influence of race on the workforce during the late 19th century
     3.Understands the influence of ethnicity on the workforce during the late 19th century
     4.Understands the influence of skill on the workforce during the late 19th century
     5.Understands how big business affected workers in the late 19th century
     6.Understands how the impersonal nature of factory work affected workers in the late 19th century
     7.Understands the inroads made by women in male-dominated jobs during the late 19th century
     8.Understands how the legal status of women influenced the workforce during the late 19th century
     9.Understands the type of work children performed during the late 19th century
     10.Knows the occupations in which children were employed during the late 19th century
     11.Understands the dangers faced during the workday in the late 19th century