4.63 Conduct a short research project detailing the surprise nomination and election of James K. Polk and list his accomplishments in office including Texas statehood, territorial expansion, and one term promise.
4.64 Cite evidence from informational texts explaining the causes, course, and consequences of the Mexican War, including Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor, and Mexican session.
4.65 Identify prominent people and reform movements in the United States during the mid-19th century, including:
Dorothea Dix and her quest for prison reform and help for the mentally ill
Horace Mann and public education
Nat Turner and his resistance to enslavement
Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison and the abolition of slavery
4.68 Create a visual display using multiple forms of media to name the states and territories. that existed in 1850, their locations, and major geographical features, including mountain ranges, principal rivers, and dominant plant regions.