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Topic: Origins of Progressivism 

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 1.Understands Progressive ideas and reform efforts (e.g., the Progressive idea of a democracy responsive to the needs of an industrial society, Progressive attempts at social and moral reform, conditions that inspired these reforms)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Progressive ideas
     2.Knows about Progressive reform efforts
     3.Understands the Progressive idea of a democracy responsive to the needs of an industrial society
     4.Knows about the Progressive attempts at social reform
     5.Knows about the Progressive attempts at moral reform
     6.Understands the conditions that inspired the Progressive attempts for reforms
   Benchmark 4.Understands how migrants from rural areas and immigrants from other lands experienced life in growing urban centers and how they coped (e.g., schools, settlement houses, religious groups, philanthropists)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how migrants from rural areas experienced life in growing urban centers
     2.Understands how migrants from rural areas coped
     3.Understands how immigrants from other lands experienced life in growing urban centers
     4.Understands how immigrants from other lands coped
     5.Understands how migrants from rural areas coped in growing urban centers through schools
     6.Understands how immigrants from other lands coped in growing urban centers through schools
     7.Understands how migrants from rural areas coped in growing urban centers through settlement houses
     8.Understands how immigrants from other lands coped in growing urban centers through settlement houses
     9.Understands how migrants from rural areas coped in growing urban centers through religious groups
     10.Understands how immigrants from other lands coped in growing urban centers through religious groups
     11.Understands how migrants from rural areas coped in growing urban centers through help from philanthropists
     12.Understands how immigrants from other lands coped in growing urban centers through help from philanthropists
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the spread of Progressive ideas and the successes of the Progressive movement (e.g., how intellectuals, religious leaders, and writers alerted the public to the problems of urban industrial society; Progressive social reforms in education, conservation, and the "Americanization" of immigrants; contributions of governors such as Hiram Johnson, Robert La Follette, and Charles Evans Hughes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about the spread of Progressive ideas
     2.Knows about the successes of the Progressive movement
     3.Understands how intellectuals alerted the public to the problems of urban industrial society
     4.Understands how religious leaders alerted the public to the problems of urban industrial society
     5.Understands how writers alerted the public to the problems of urban industrial society
     6.Knows about Progressive social reforms in education
     7.Knows about Progressive social reforms in conservation
     8.Knows about the "Americanization" of immigrants
     9.Understands the contributions of governors such as Hiram Johnson to the Progressive movement
     10.Understands the contributions of governors such as Robert La Follette to the Progressive movement
     11.Understands the contributions of governors such as Charles Evans Hughes to the Progressive movement
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the origins and impact of the Progressive movement (e.g., social origins of Progressives and how these contributed to the success and failure of the movement; Progressive reforms pertaining to big business, and worker’s and consumer’s rights; arguments of Progressive leaders)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the origins of the Progressive Movement
     2.Understands the impact of the Progressive Movement
     3.Understands the social origins of Progressives
     4.Understands how the social origins of Progressives contributed to the success of the movement
     5.Understands how the social origins of Progressives contributed to the failure of the movement
     6.Understands how Progressive reforms pertained to big business
     7.Understands how Progressive reforms pertained to worker’s rights
     8.Understands how Progressive reforms pertained to consumer’s rights
     9.Understands the arguments of Progressive leaders
   Benchmark 4.Understands how racial and ethnic events influenced American society during the Progressive era (e.g., the movement to restrict immigration; how racial and ethnic conflicts contributed to delayed statehood for New Mexico and Arizona; the impact of new nativism; influences on African, Native, Asian, and Hispanic Americans)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how racial events influenced American society during the Progressive Era
     2.Understands how ethnic events influenced American society during the Progressive Era
     3.Knows about the movement to restrict immigration
     4.Understands how racial conflicts contributed to delayed statehood for New Mexico and Arizona
     5.Understands how ethnic conflicts contributed to delayed statehood for New Mexico and Arizona
     6.Understands the impact of new nativism
     7.Understands the influences on African-Americans during the Progressive Era
     8.Understands the influences on Native-Americans during the Progressive Era
     9.Understands the influences on Asian-Americans during the Progressive Era
     10.Understands the influences on Hispanic-Americans during the Progressive Era