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Sloss Historical Timeline

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Industrial archaeology provides a unique perspective in establishing a historical timeline for industrial evolution. Jack Bergstresser, an industrial archaeologist, establishes a historical timeline for Sloss Furnaces by describing its beginnings, its progress and successes, and its decline as working furnaces. Focusing on the many influences that contributed to the existence of Sloss, the timeline provides a wealth of information about society and its industrial needs. >
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Alabama Course of Study
Social Studies (2004)
Contemporary Issues
Grades 9-12
4.) Analyze the impact of scientific and technological changes in the United States
on the world.
 
World Geography- Human
Grades 9-12
2.) Explain the interaction between humans and their physical environment.
4.) Describe global economic interdependence.
5.) Analyze contemporary issues to determine their lasting effects on the global
environment.
 
Economics
Grade 12
4.) Explain the impact of the labor market on the market economy of the United States.
 
Alabama High School Graduation Exam Item Specifications (2009)
Social Studies
Standard V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th
to the early 20th centuries.
Objective 2. Evaluate the concepts, developments, and consequences of industrialization
and urbanization.
Eligible Content
Describe the concepts, developments, and consequences of industrialization and urbanization.
- Geographic factors that influenced industrialization. Examples: natural resources, mountains, rivers
-Sources of power for new industries. Examples: oil, electricity
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Education Sponsors

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  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting