C1.6-8.3 Explain key ideals and principles outlined in the Declaration of Independence, including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; the U.S. Constitution, including the rule of law, separation of powers, representative government, and popular sovereignty; and, the Bill of Rights, including due process and freedom of expression.
G2.6-8.3 Explain and analyze how the environment has affected people and how human actions modify the physical environment, and in turn, how the physical environment limits or promotes human activities in Washington state in the past or present.
G2.6-8.4 Explain the role of immigration in shaping societies in the past or present.
H1.6-8.5 Explain how themes and developments have defined eras in Washington state history from 1854 to the present: • Territory and treaty-making (1854–1889) • Railroads, reform, immigration, and labor (1889–1930) • Turmoil and triumph (1930–1974) • New technologies and industries in contemporary Washington (1975–present)
H1.6-8.6 Explain how themes and developments help to define eras in United States history from 1763 to 1877, including: • Fighting for independence (1763–1783) • Establishing the new nation (1781–1815) • Slavery, expansion, removal, and reform (1801–1850) • Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-–877)