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Historical Context





Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Mechanics Hall: Symbol of Pride and Industry
relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • Standard 2A- The student understands how the factory system and the transportation and market revolutions shaped regional patterns of economic development.
  • Standard 2B- The student understands the first era of American urbanization.
  • Standard 4B- The student understands how Americans strived to reform society and create a distinct culture.

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

  • Standard 2C- The student understands how new cultural movements at different social levels affected American life.


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