F Understand the development of United States political ideas and traditions.
14.F.2 Identify consistencies and inconsistencies between expressed United States political traditions and ideas and actual practices (e.g., freedom of speech, right to bear arms, slavery, voting rights).
16.B.2b US Identify major causes of the American Revolution and describe the consequences of the Revolution through the early national period, including the roles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.
16.B.2d US Identify major political events and leaders within the United States historical eras since the adoption of the Constitution, including the westward expansion, Louisiana Purchase, Civil War, and 20th century wars as well as the roles of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
16.C.2b US Explain how individuals, including John Deere, Thomas Edison, Robert McCormack, George Washington Carver and Henry Ford, contributed to economic change through ideas, inventions and entrepreneurship.
16.C.2c US Describe significant economic events including industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the shift to a service economy and the rise of technology that influenced history from the industrial development era to the present.
16.C.2a W Describe the economic consequences of the first agricultural revolution, 4000 BCE-1000 BCE.
16.C.2b W Describe the basic economic systems of the world's great civilizations including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Aegean/Mediterranean and Asian civilizations, 1000 BCE - 500 CE.
16.C.2c W Describe basic economic changes that led to and resulted from the manorial agricultural system, the industrial revolution, the rise of the capitalism and the information/communication revolution.
D Understand Illinois, United States and world social history.
16.D.2a US Describe the various individual motives for settling in colonial America.
16.D.2b US Describe the ways in which participation in the westward movement affected families and communities.
16.D.2c US Describe the influence of key individuals and groups, including Susan B. Anthony/suffrage and Martin Luther King, Jr./civil rights, in the historical eras of Illinois and the United States.
16.D.2 W Describe the various roles of men, women and children in the family, at work, and in the community in various time periods and places (e.g., ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, ancient China, Sub-Saharan Africa).
E Understand Illinois, United States and world environmental history.
16.E.2a US Identify environmental factors that drew settlers to the state and region.
16.E.2b US Identify individuals and events in the development of the conservation movement including John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt and the creation of the National Park System.
16.E.2c US Describe environmental factors that influenced the development of transportation and trade in Illinois.
16.E.2a W Describe how people in hunting and gathering and early pastoral societies adapted to their respective environments.
16.E.2b W Identify individuals and their inventions (e.g., Watt/steam engine, Nobel/TNT, Edison/electric light) which influenced world environmental history.