Standard 8-U4.2.1

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

Comparing the Northeast and the South – compare and contrast the social and economic systems of the Northeast , the South, and the Western Frontier (Kentucky, Ohio Valley, etc.) with respect to geography, climate, and the development of:

  • agriculture, including changes in productivity, technology, supply and demand, and price.
  • industry, including the entrepreneurial development of new industries, such as textiles.
  • the labor force, including labor incentives and changes in labor forces.
  • transportation, including changes in transportation (steamboats and canal barges) and the impact on economic markets and prices.
  • immigration and the growth of nativism.
  • race relations.
  • class relations.