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Skills available for Alabama sixth-grade social studies standards

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Industrialization prior to World War I

  • 1 Explain the impact of industrialization, urbanization, communication, and cultural changes on life in the United States from the late nineteenth century to World War I.

  • 2 Describe reform movements and changing social conditions during the Progressive Era in the United States.

    • Relating countries of origin and experiences of new immigrants to life in the United States

    • Identifying workplace reforms, including the eight-hour workday, child labor laws, and workers' compensation laws

    • Identifying political reforms of Progressive movement leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt and the establishment of the national park system

    • Identifying social reforms of the Progressive movement, including efforts by Jane Adams, Clara Barton, and Julia Tutwiler

    • Recognizing goals of the early civil rights movement and the purpose of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    • Explaining Progressive movement provisions of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-first Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

World War I

The Great Depression

  • 5 Explain causes and effects of the Great Depression on the people of the United States.

World War II

Post-World War II to the present

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