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Historical Context





Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Paterson, New Jersey: America's Silk City
relates to the following National Standards for History:

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

  • Standard 2A- The student understands the sources and experiences of the new immigrants.
  • Standard 3A- The student understands how the "second industrial revolution" changed the nature and conditions of work.
  • Standard 3B- The student understands the rise of national labor unions and the role of state and federal governments in labor conflicts.


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