Benchmark 10J
Historical Perspectives: Harnessing Power
Grades 9-12, page 259

The Industrial Revolution increased the productivity of each worker but it also increased child labor and unhealthy working conditions, and it gradually destroyed the craft tradition. The economic imbalances of the Industrial Revolution led to a growing conflict between factory owners and workers and contributed to the main political ideologies of the 20th century.

NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Science and technology in society
Grades 5-8, page 169
Technology influences society through its products and processes. Technology influences the quality of life and the ways people act and interact. Technological changes are often accompanied by social, political, and economic changes that can be beneficial or detrimental to individuals and to society. Social needs, attitudes, and values influence the direction of technological development.

See also Content Standard G History and Nature of Science (grades 9-12): Historical Perspectives