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Topic: Progressivism at the national level 

United States History

 Standard 20.  Understands how Progressives and others addressed problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands political and legislative elements of the Progressive movement (e.g., how the Progressives promoted political change and expanded democracy at state and local levels; the leadership of Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson and their ideas for reform; the 16th, 17th, and 18th amendments; the movement for women’s suffrage)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands political elements of the Progressive movement
     2.Understands legislative elements of the Progressive movement
     3.Understands how the Progressives promoted political change at state levels
     4.Understands how the Progressives expanded democracy at state levels
     5.Understands how the Progressives expanded democracy at local levels
     6.Understands how the Progressives promoted political change at local levels
     7.Understands the leadership of President Roosevelt and his ideas for reform
     8.Understands the leadership of President Taft and his ideas for reform
     9.Understands the leadership of President Wilson and his ideas for reform
     10.Understands the 16th amendment
     11.Understands the 17th amendment
     12.Understands the 18th amendment
     13.Understands the movement for women’s suffrage
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the influence of events and individuals on the Progressive Movement (e.g., results of the election of 1912; movements that led to the 16th, 17th, and 18th amendments; how Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson were popularly portrayed as leaders of reform)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the influence of events on the Progressive Movement
     2.Understands the influence of individuals on the Progressive Movement
     3.Knows about the results of the election of 1912
     4.Understands the movement that led to the 16th amendment
     5.Understands the movement that led to the 17th amendment
     6.Understands the movement that led to the 18th amendment
     7.Understands how Roosevelt was popularly portrayed as a leader of reform
     8.Understands how Taft was popularly portrayed as a leader of reform
     9.Understands how Wilson was popularly portrayed as a leader of reform
   Benchmark 3.Understands the New Nationalism, New Freedom, and Socialist agendas for change
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the New Nationalism agenda for change
     2.Understands the New Freedom agenda for change
     3.Understands the Socialist agenda for change
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands major social and political issues of the Progressive era (e.g., Supreme Court decisions that affected Progressivism; the Hetch Hetchy controversy)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands major social issues of the Progressive Era
     2.Understands the major political issues of the Progressive Era
     3.Knows about Supreme Court decisions that affected Progressivism
     4.Understands the Hetch Hetchy controversy
   Benchmark 5.Understands efforts to achieve women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century (e.g., methods used by Carrie Chapman Catt in her leadership of the National Women’s Suffrage Association to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified, why President Wilson changed his mind about the amendment, which of Catt’s tactics were most successful)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands methods used by Carrie Chapman Catt in her leadership of the National Women’s Suffrage Association to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified
     2.Understands why President Wilson changed his mind about the amendment
     3.Understands which of Catt’s tactics were most successful
 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 2.Understands the link between Progressivism and the early New Deal
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Progressivism in the 1930s
     2.Understands the influences on the early New Deal