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1 Students in U.S. History I build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States, trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States, identify the role of American Indians in the development of the United States, analyze the political, social, and economic responses to industrialization and technological innovations in the development of the United States, and trace the role of exploration and expansion in the development of the United States.

2 Students in U.S. History I analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface, explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions, and trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.

  • 2.1 Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.

    • 6-12.USH1.2.1.1 Develop and interpret different kinds of maps, globes, graphs, charts, databases and models.

  • 2.2 Explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions.

    • 6-12.USH1.2.2.1 Analyze ways in which the physical environment affected political and economic development.

  • 2.3 Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.

    • 6-12.USH1.2.3.1 Describe Pre-Columbian migration to the Americas.

    • 6-12.USH1.2.3.2 Illustrate westward migration across North America.

3 Students in U.S. History I explain basic economic concepts, identify different influences on economic systems, and analyze the different types of economic institutions.

  • 3.1 Explain basic economic concepts.

    • 6-12.USH1.3.1.1 Describe the economic characteristics of mercantilism.

    • 6-12.USH1.3.1.2 Compare the economic development of the North with the South.

  • 3.2 Identify different influences on economic systems.

    • 6-12.USH1.3.2.1 Describe the emergence and evolution of a market economy.

    • 6-12.USH1.3.2.2 Analyze the role of government policy in the early economic development of the United States.

  • 3.3 Analyze the different types of economic institutions.

    • 6-12.USH1.3.3.1 Evaluate the role of financial institutions in the economic development of the United States.

4 Students in U.S. History I build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities, and the evolution of democracy.

5 Students in U.S. History I build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.

  • 5.1 Build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.

    • 6-12.USH1.5.1.1 Explain the significance of principle policies and events in the United States' relations with the world, such as the War of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, and Mexican and Spanish American Wars.

    • 6-12.USH1.5.1.2 Evaluate the major foreign policy positions that have characterized the United States' relations with the world, such as isolationism and imperialism.

    • 6-12.USH1.5.1.3 Analyze how national interest shapes foreign policy.