PO 1 Examine the reasons why people emigrated from their homelands to settle in the United States during the late 19th century.
PO 2 Describe how the United States was positively and negatively affected by factors and events resulting from the arrival of a large numbers of immigrants.
PO 3 Discuss how the Industrial Revolution in the United States was supported by multiple factors (e.g. geographic security, abundant natural resources, innovations in technology, available labor, global markets).
PO 4 Discuss the relationship between immigration and industrialization.
PO 5 Analyze the impact of industrialization on the United States:
PO 6 Describe the following Progressive Reforms that resulted from the Industrial Revolution:
a labor unions
b Women's Suffrage
c trust busting
d conservation of natural resources
e Temperance Movement
PO 7 Describe how innovations of the Industrial Revolution (e.g., manufacturing, textiles, transportation, improvements) contributed to U.S. growth and expansion.
PO 8 Identify the following groups' contributions to the changing social and political structure of the United States:
a labor Leaders (e.g., Samuel Gompers, Mother Jones)
b social reformers (e.g., Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton)
c industrialists (e.g., Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller)
d inventors (e.g., Thomas Edison, Henry Ford)
e Populists (e.g., William Jennings Bryan)
f financiers (e.g., J.P. Morgan, Jay Gould)
PO 9 Describe the following factors that fostered the growth of American imperialism during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries:
a desire for military strength
b interest in new markets
c need for inexpensive source of raw materials
PO 10 Analyze the United States' expanding role in the world during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries:
a Spanish American War
b Panama Canal
c Alaska and Hawaii
d Open Door Policy
e China – Boxer Rebellion
PO 11 Describe major factors in Arizona history (e.g., territorial status, mining, constitutional convention) leading to statehood.
PO 12 Describe the following events that led to United States involvement in World War I:
a shift away from isolationism
b sinking of the Lusitania
c Zimmermann Telegram
PO 13 Describe important events associated with World War l:
a anti-German feelings in the United States
b passing of the Selective Service Act
c migration of African-Americans to the north
d Wilson's Fourteen Points
e controversy over the Treaty of Versailles
8 Great Depression and World War II
PO 1 Identify economic policies and factors (e.g., unequal distribution of income, weaknesses in the farm sector, buying on margin, stock market crash) that led to the Great Depression.
PO 2 Determine the impact of natural and manmade crises (e.g., unemployment, food lines, the Dust Bowl and the western migration of Midwest farmers) of the Great Depression.
PO 3 Describe how the following New Deal programs affected the American people:
a works programs (e.g., WPA, CCC, TVA)
b farm subsidies
c Social Security
PO 4 Describe how Pearl Harbor led to United States involvement in World War II.
PO 5 Describe the impact of World War II on economic recovery from the Great Depression.
9 Postwar United States
10 Contemporary United States
PO 1 Describe current events using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
PO 2 Identify the connection between current and historical events and issues studied at this grade level using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
PO 3 Describe how key political, social, geographic, and economic events of the late 20th century and early 21st century affected, and continue to affect, the United States.