SS.4.H.CL1.1 Students will analyze the southern, middle and northern colonies (e.g., origins, early government, resources, religious and cultural diversity, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL1.2 Students will compare and contrast community life, family roles and social classes in colonial America (e.g., indentured servants, slaves, colonists, etc.)
SS.4.H.CL1.3 Students will compare and contrast backgrounds, motivations and occupational skills between English, French and Spanish settlers (e.g., economics, culture, trade, new agricultural products, etc.)
SS.4.H.CL2.1 Students will explain the political and economic factors leading to the American Revolution (e.g., the French and Indian War; British colonial policies, and American colonists' early resistance, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.2 Students will explain the major ideas reflected in the Declaration of Independence.
SS.4.H.CL2.3 Students will summarize the roles of the principal American, British and European leaders involved in the conflict (e.g., King George III, Ben Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, and Marquis de Lafayette, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.4 Students will explain the contributions of the Native Americans, French and the Dutch during the Revolutionary War, and list the contributions of women and African Americans during and after the American Revolution.
SS.4.H.CL3.1 Students will compare and contrast the various forms of government in effect from 1774-1854 (e.g., Continental Congress, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL3.2 Students will research the contributions of early American historical figures (e.g., George Washington, John Adams, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, Dolly Madison, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL3.3 Students will explain the political, social and economic challenges faced by the new nation (e.g., development of political parties, expansion of slavery, taxation, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL4.1 Students will investigate the economic, political and cultural factors involved in the Westward Expansion (e.g., Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, resources, trade, etc.)
SS.4.H.CL4.2 Students will analyze the people and events that facilitated Westward Expansion (e.g., Daniel Boone, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Northwest Territory, ALamo, Gold Rush, etc.)
SS.4.H.CL4.3 Students will trace transportation innovations and explain their impact on Westward Expansion (e.g., bridges, canals, steamboats, railroads, steam engines, clipper ships, flat boats, roads, dams, locks, ports, harbors, etc.)