United States History Standards for Grades 5-12
| Chicago's Black Metropolis:
Understanding History through a Historic Place relates to the following National Standards for History:
Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
- Standard 2B- The student understands the first era of American urbanization.
Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
- Standard 1B- The student understands the rapid growth of cities and how urban life changed.
- Standard 2B- The student understands "scientific racism", race relations, and the struggle for equal rights.
- Standard 2A- The student understands the sources and experiences of the new immigrants.
Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
- Standard 1C- The student understands the limitations of Progressivism and the alternatives offered by various groups.
- Standard 3B- The student understands how a modern capitalist economy emerged in the 1920s.
Era 8: The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
- Standard 1B- The student understands how American life changed during the 1930s.