5.1.4 Explain the early successes and challenges of the Jamestown settlement including the leadership of John Smith, interrelationships with American Indians, challenges of the Starving Times, and the export of natural resources for profit.
5.1.8 Explain how American Indian agricultural practices, such as the Three Sisters, contributed to the early survival of the colonists.
5.2 The student will compare the developments of the New England Colonies, the Middle Colonies, and the Southern Colonies.
5.2.1 Explain the contributions of important citizens and groups to the foundation of the colonies including the Puritans and Quakers, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, William Penn, Lord Baltimore, and James Oglethorpe.
5.2.2 Compare the economic development of the three colonial regions including:
5.2.2A agriculture and exports as affected by climate and natural resources
5.2.3 Explain the international economic and cultural interactions resulting from the triangular trade routes, including the forced migration of Africans through the Transatlantic slave trade and experiences of the Middle Passage.
5.2.4 Analyze the forms of self-government in the three colonial regions including the role of religion in the establishment of some colonial governments, the Virginia House of Burgesses, and New England town hall meetings.
5.3.4 Compare the Iroquois Confederacy's representative government to the early attempts of the colonies to unite as one nation.
5.3.5 Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the British and the American colonies at the eve and during the Revolutionary War, including political and military leadership, military strength, population, resources, foreign alliances, and motivations for fighting.
5.3.6 Analyze the relationships of significant military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary War including the leadership of General George Washington, experiences of Valley Forge, impact of the battles of Bunker Hill, Trenton, Saratoga, Yorktown, and the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
5.3.8 Identify the contributions of key individuals involved in the American Revolution including Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Abigail Adams, Paul Revere, Nathan Hale, John Paul Jones, Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Nancy Ward the Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, Marquis de Lafayette, Benjamin Franklin, Mercy Otis Warren, and Phillis Wheatley.