VS.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of twentieth-century Virginia by
a) describing the economic and social transition from a rural, agricultural society to a more urban, industrialized society, including the reasons people came to Virginia from other states and countries;
b) identifying the social and political events in Virginia linked to desegregation and Massive Resistance and their relationship to national history.
USII.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the social, economic, and technological changes of the early twentieth century by
b) describing the social changes that took place, including Prohibition, and the Great Migration north;
c) examining art, literature, and music from the 1920s and 1930s, emphasizing Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, and Georgia O’Keeffe and including the Harlem Renaissance;
d) identifying the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on Americans, and the major features of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal.
VUS.8 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early twentieth century by
c) analyzing prejudice and discrimination during this time period, with emphasis on "Jim Crow" and the responses of Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois.
VUS.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the emerging role of the United States in world affairs and key domestic events after 1890 by
c) explaining the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on the American people, and the ways the New Deal addressed it.