Ohio Social Studies Academic Content Standards (2010)
Course: American History
Industrialization and Progressivism (1877-1920)
The rise of industrialization led to a rapidly expanding workforce. Labor organizations grew amidst unregulated working conditions and violence toward supporters of organized labor.
Social Studies Standards (2001)
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 9)
Explain the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution with emphasis on:
- How scientific and technological changes promoted industrialization in the textile industry in England;
- The impact of the growth of population, rural-to-urban migrations, growth of industrial cities, and emigration out of Europe;
- The changing role of labor and the rise of the union movement;
- Changes in living and working conditions for the early industrial working class, especially women and children;
- The growth of industrialization around the world.