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Topic: Industrialization and the rise of big business 

United States History

 Standard 16.  Understands how the rise of corporations, heavy industry, and mechanized farming transformed American society
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the impact of significant achievements and individuals of the late 19th century (e.g., the effects of major technological, transportation, and communication changes that occurred after 1870; careers of industrial and financial leaders of the late 19th century)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of significant achievements of the late 19th century
     2.Understands the impact of significant individuals of the late 19th century
     3.Understands the effects of major technological changes that occurred after 1870
     4.Understands the effects of major transportation changes that occurred after 1870
     5.Understands the effects of major communication changes that occurred after 1870
     6.Understands the impact of careers of industrial leader of the late 19th century
     7.Understands the impact of careers of financial leader of the late 19th century
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands influences on business and industry in the 19th century (e.g., how business leaders attempted to limit competition and maximize profits, the role of the government in promoting business, the concept of the "American Dream")
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands influences on business in the 19th century
     2.Understands influences on industry in the 19th century
     3.Understands how business leaders attempted to limit competition in the 19th century
     4.Understands how business leaders attempted to maximize profit in the 19th century
     5.Understands the role of the government in promoting business in the 19th century
     6.Understands the concept of the "American Dream"
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the development of business in the late 19th century (e.g., types of business organizations that affected the economy; the impact of industrialization on availability of consumer goods, living standards, and redistribution of wealth; how new industries gained dominance in their field; the changing nature of business enterprise)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands types of business organizations that affected the economy in the late 19th century
     2.Understands the impact of industrialization on availability of consumer goods in the late 19th century
     3.Knows about living standards in the late 19th century
     4.Understands the redistribution of wealth in the late 19th century
     5.Understands how new industries gained dominance in their field in the late 19th century
     6.Understands the changing nature of business enterprise in the late 19th century