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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The Invention Factory: Thomas Edison's Laboratories relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States
    (1870 to 1900)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the connections among industrialization, the advent of the modern corporation, and material well-being.
  • Standard 3A- The student understands how the "second industrial revolution" changed the nature and conditions of work.

    Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890 to 1930)

  • Standard 3B- The student understands how a modern capitalist economy emerged in the 1920s.
  • Standard 3C- The student understands how new cultural movements reflected and changed American society.

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