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Topic: Transportation and market revolutions of the 19th century 

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 II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the major technological developments that influenced land and water transportation, the economy, international markets, and the environment between 1801 and 1860 (e.g., the importance of the spinning jenny, steam locomotive, and telegraph; the development of the canal system after 1825 and railroad system after 1860)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the major technological developments that influenced land transportation between 1801 and 1860
     2.Understands the major technological developments that influenced water transportation between 1801 and 1860
     3.Understands the major technological developments that influenced the economy between 1801 and 1860
     4.Understands the major technological developments that influenced international markets between 1801 and 1860
     5.Understands the major technological developments that influenced the environment between 1801 and 1860
     6.Understands the importance of the spinning jenny
     7.Understands the importance of the steam locomotive
     8.Understands the importance of the telegraph
     9.Understands the importance of the development of the canal system after 1825
     10.Understands the importance of the development of the railroad system after 1860
  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
   Benchmark 3.Understands the social and economic impacts of the factory system (e.g., its role in developing a labor movement in the antebellum period, perspectives of owners and workers, child labor in New England mills)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the social impacts of the factory system
     2.Understands the economic impacts of the factory system
     3.Understands the role of the factory system in developing a labor movement in the antebellum period
     4.Understands the perspective of owners of the factory system
     5.Understands the perspective of the workers in the factory system
     6.Understands child labor in New England mills
   Benchmark 7.Understands how major technological and economic developments influenced various groups (e.g., business owners, farmers, workers in different regions)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how major technological developments influenced various groups
     2.Understands how major economic developments influenced various groups
     3.Understands the influence of technological developments on business owners
     4.Understands the influence of technological developments on farmers
     5.Understands the influence of technological developments on workers in different regions
     6.Understands the influence of economic developments on business owners
     7.Understands the influence of economic developments on farmers
     8.Understands the influence of economic developments on workers in different regions
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands policies affecting regional and national interests during the early 19th century (e.g., how expansion-based economic policies, including northern dominance of locomotive transportation, contributed to growing political and sectional differences; the cheap price for the sale of western lands to residents of the North, South, and West; Andrew Jackson's veto of the Bank Recharter Bill of 1832)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands policies affecting regional interests during the early 19th century
     2.Understands policies affecting national interests during the early 19th century
     3.Understands how expansion-based economic policies contributed to growing political differences
     4.Understands how expansion-based economic policies contributed to growing sectional differences
     5.Understands how northern dominance of locomotive transportation contributed to growing political differences
     6.Understands how northern dominance of locomotive transportation contributed to growing sectional differences
     7.Knows about the cheap price for the sale of western lands to residents of the North
     8.Knows about the cheap price for the sale of western lands to residents of the South
     9.Knows about the cheap price for the sale of western lands to residents of the West
     10.Understands Andrew Jackson’s veto of the Bank Recharter Bill of 1832
   Benchmark 2.Understands characteristics of economic development during the 19th century (e.g., patterns of economic development in different regions of the country during the first half of the 19th century; how early 19th century court cases promoted the market revolution; the causes and results of economic depressions of 1819, 1837, and 1857)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands patterns of economic development in different regions of the country during the first half of the 19th century
     2.Understands how early 19th century court cases promoted the market revolution
     3.Understands the causes of the economic depression of 1819
     4.Understands the results of the economic depression of 1819
     5.Understands the causes of the economic depression of 1837
     6.Understands the results of the economic depression of 1837
     7.Understands the causes of the economic depression of 1857
     8.Understands the results of the economic depression of 1857
   Benchmark 5.Understands the impact of the Industrial Revolution during the early and later 19th century (e.g., the growth and spread of the factory system in New England, the effects of ethnic, religious, and racial tensions on the emergence of a unified labor movement)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of the Industrial Revolution during the early 19th century
     2.Understands the impact of the Industrial Revolution during the later 19th century
     3.Understands the growth of the factory system in New England
     4.Understands the spread of the factory system in New England
     5.Understands the effects of ethnic tensions on the emergence of a unified labor movement
     6.Understands the effects of religious tensions on the emergence of a unified labor movement
     7.Understands the effects of racial tensions on the emergence of a unified labor movement