5.SS.6-8.EUSH.8 Construct organized explanations for various audiences and purposes using evidence and reasoning.
5.SS.6-8.EUSH.9 Participate in rigorous academic discussions, emphasizing multiple viewpoints in which claims and evidence is acknowledged and critiqued.
6 Taking informed action
6.SS.6-8.EUSH.10 Draw on disciplinary concepts to explain the challenges people have faced, are facing, and opportunities they have created in addressing local, regional, and global problems at various times and places.
6.SS.6-8.EUSH.11 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions and take action regarding important contemporary issues.
Power and politics
H.SS.6-8.EUSH.12 Assess the impact of diverse ideologies on politics, society, and culture in early U.S. History.
H.SS.6-8.EUSH.13 Investigate the factors that shaped group and national identity in early U.S. History and how that relates to views of American identity today.
H.SS.6-8.EUSH.14 Interpret historical events from a variety of historical and cultural perspectives including but not limited to: Native Americans vs. settlers, Northerners vs. Southerners, native citizens vs. immigrants, etc.
G.SS.6-8.EUSH.38 Explore the causes, motivations, and consequences of migration and immigration, both voluntary and forced, in early U.S. History; including but not limited to: Trail of Tears, western movement, Great Migration, various waves of immigration, etc.