Era126.96.36.199 Analyze the development of regional tensions prior to the Civil War using a variety of primary and secondary sources (e.g., Industrial Revolution, expansion of slavery, immigration, westward movement)
Era188.8.131.52 Evaluate actual and proposed laws as a means of addressing the issue of slavery prior to the Civil War (e.g., Fugitive Slave Act, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850)
2 Students will analyze the American Civil War and Reconstruction and their effects on the social, economic, and political development of America.
Era184.108.40.206 Develop historical arguments and explanations of causes of the Civil War using a variety of sources from multiple perspectives (e.g., federal government vs. state's rights, sectionalism, cultural differences between the North and South, abolitionism)
Era220.127.116.11 Evaluate successes and failures of Reconstruction (e.g., Reconstruction Plans, Freedman's Bureau, Civil War Amendments, African- American economic positions, sharecropping, crop liens, public education, African- American role in government)
Era18.104.22.168 Analyze responses to social, economic, and political issues prior to 1900 (e.g., successes and failures of Populism, economic depressions, civil service reform, Tammany Hall, business regulations)