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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

American Entrepreneurs: Madam C.J. Walker and J.C. Penney
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard G- The student describes how people create places that reflect cultural values and ideals as they build neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, and the like.

    Theme IV: Individual Development and Identity

  • Standard D - The student relates such factors as physical endowment and capabilities, learning, motivation, personality, perception, and behavior to individual development.

    Theme VII: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

  • Standard B - The student shows through specific examples how science and technology have changed people's perceptions of the social and natural world, such as in their relationships to the land, animal life, family life, and economic needs, wants and security.
  • Standard E - The student describes the role of specialization and exchange in the economic process.
  • Standard F - The student explains and illustrates how values and beliefs influence different economic decisions.

 

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