America: The Story of Us: The Modern Factory is Born
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This clip explains how industrialization has led to a significant change in the lives of Americans, from the type of work they performed to how they dressed. It also mentions that textile factories have led to women being able to earn money for the first time.

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  1. How did industrialization affect Lowell, Massachusetts?
  2. Why does this time period represent a significant change for women?
  3. How did textile manufacturing change clothing in the United States?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands how various economic forces resulted in the Industrial Revolution in the 19t...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain how technological innovations brought about economic growth such as how the factory system c...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify examples of how industrialization changed life in the United States.
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the impact of the Neolithic and Industrial revolutions and globalization on ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify important changes in human life caused by the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revol...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    summarize the role of economics in driving political changes as related to the Neolithic Revolution ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    formulate generalizations on how economic freedom improved the human condition, based on students' k...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the role of textile manufacturing and steam technology in initiating the Industrial Revoluti...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the role of textile manufacturing and steam technology in initiating the Industrial Revoluti...

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