Era22.214.171.124 Analyze the development of regional tens ions prior to the Civil War using a variety of primary and secondary sources (e.g., Industrial Revolution, expansion of slavery, immigration, westward movement)
Era126.96.36.199 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.
Era188.8.131.52 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)
Era184.108.40.206 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)
6 Development of the Industrial United States 1870- 1900
3 Students will analyze the development of the industrial United States and the economic and cultural transformation that led to modern America.
Era220.127.116.11 Analyze economic, geographic, and technological growth associated with the Second Industrial Revolution and its impact on American society
Era18.104.22.168 Examine the effects of immigration after 1870 (e.g., social patterns, national unity, cultural diversity, conflicts)
Era22.214.171.124 Analyze the historical significance of individuals, groups, and events
Era126.96.36.199 Examine government policies and laws that addressed the escalating labor conflicts and the rise of labor unions using primary and secondary sources
Era188.8.131.52 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)
Era184.108.40.206 Evaluate federal Indian policy, westward expansion, and the resulting struggles from a variety of perspectives using multiple sources
Era220.127.116.11 Explain the origins and development of American expansionism (e.g., acquisition of new territories, Spanish-American War, expansionist foreign policy, Filipino insurrection)