United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
10 ) Analyze changing economic priorities and cycles of economic expansion and contraction for their impact on society since World War II.
Examples: shift from manufacturing to service economy, higher standard of living, globalization, outsourcing, insourcing, "boom and bust," economic bubbles
Identifying policies and programs that had an economic impact on society since World War II
Examples: Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (G. I. Bill of Rights), Medicare and Medicaid, Head Start programs, space exploration, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), environmental protection issues (Alabama)
Analyzing consequences of immigration for their impact on national and Alabama economies since World War II (Alabama)
Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards