AH8:4 Students will identify the people and events of the Industrial Age and explain their significance in the development of the United States.
AH8:4-1 identify the important inventions of US scientists such as Thomas Edison
AH8:4-2 explain the work of industrialists such as Andrew Carnegie
AH8:4-3 explain the reasons for immigration to the US and describe the immigrant experience
AH8:4-4 describe the role of immigrants in US industrialization
AH8:4-5 explain how the Industrial Revolution affected the economy of the United States
The American Journey Modern Times © 2009
Chapter 5: The Industrial Age
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