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Standard 5.0 History

Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions

Indicator 3. Analyze the influence of industrialization and technological developments on society in the United States before 1877

Objective c. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of early industrialization on the economy and society

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Have the students create newspaper advertisements for the industrialization-era inventions or innovations they feel were most influential. Be sure the advertisements contain evidence of the students’ understanding of how industrialization changed everyday life.

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