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Topic: Industrialized states of the Northern Hemisphere 

World History

 Standard 38.  Understands reform, revolution, and social change in the world economy of the early 20th century
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands factors that transformed American and European society in the early 20th century (e.g., how industrial development affected the culture and working lives of middle and working class people in the United States, Japan, and Europe; major scientific, medical, and technological advances in Europe and the United States at the turn of the century; popular attitudes regarding material progress and the West's global leadership)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands factors that transformed American society in the early 20th century
     2.Understands factors that transformed European society in the early 20th century
     3.Understands how industrial development affected the culture and working lives of middle and working class people in the United States
     4.Understands how industrial development affected the culture and working lives of middle and working class people in Japan
     5.Understands how industrial development affected the culture and working lives of middle and working class people in Europe
     6.Knows major scientific, medical, and technological advances in Europe at the turn of the century
     7.Knows major scientific, medical, and technological advances in the United States at the turn of the century
     8.Knows popular attitudes regarding material progress and the West’s global leadership
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the industrial power of Great Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States in the early 20th century (e.g., how the nations compare statistically, the importance and potential of industrialization)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the industrial power of Great Britain in the early 20th century
     2.Understands the industrial power of France in the early 20th century
     3.Understands the industrial power of Germany in the early 20th century
     4.Understands the industrial power of Japan in the early 20th century
     5.Understands the industrial power of the United States in the early 20th century
     6.Understands how Great Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States compare statistically in terms of industrial power in the 20th century
     7.Understands the importance and potential of industrialization in the early 20th century
   Benchmark 4.Understands the consequences of changes inside Japan in the early 20th century (e.g., Japan's economic development, national integration, and political ideologies around the turn of the century; how Japanese territorial expansion affected the industrialization and economic development of Japan)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands aspects of Japan’s economic development around the turn of the century
     2.Understands features of Japan’s national integration around the turn of the century
     3.Understands Japan’s political ideologies around the turn of the century
     4.Understands how Japanese territorial expansion affected the industrialization and economic development of Japan
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the diverse factors that contributed to the industrialization of various countries (e.g., how entrepreneurs, scientists, technicians, and urban workers in Asia, Africa, and Latin America participated in world trade and industrialization; how changes in land ownership policy, new technology, and government subsidies encouraged industrial development in Japan)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how entrepreneurs, scientists, technicians, and urban workers in Asia, Africa, and Latin America participated in world trade and industrialization
     2.Understands how changes in land ownership policy, new technology, and government subsidies encouraged industrial development in Japan
   Benchmark 2.Understands why European colonial territories and Latin American countries continued to maintain largely agricultural and mining economies in the early 20th century (e.g., restrictive policies of the European countries regarding industrialization in the colonies)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands why European colonial territories continued to maintain largely agricultural and mining economies in the early 20th century
     2.Understands why Latin American countries continued to maintain largely agricultural and mining economies in the early 20th century
     3.Knows restrictive policies of the European countries regarding industrialization in the colonies