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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Run For Your Lives! The Johnstown Flood of 1889 relates to the following National Standards for History:

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

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the connections among industrialization, the advent of the modern corporation, and material well-being.
  • Standard 1B- The student understands the rapid growth of cities and how urban life changed.
  • Standard 1D- The student understands the effects of rapid industrialization on the environment and the emergence of the first conservation movement.
  • Standard 2C- The student understands how new cultural movements at different social levels affected American life.
  • Standard 3A- The student understands how the "second industrial revolution" changed the nature and conditions of work.

 

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