SS.4.C.1 identify, explain and critique commonly held American democratic values, principles and beliefs (e.g., diversity, family values, community service, justice, liberty, etc.) through established documents (e.g., Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.).
SS.4.C.3 explore the concepts of rule of law to create a visual or oral presentation of how these concepts protect individual rights and the common good.
SS.4.C.4 demonstrate patriotism by creating and implementing school/community service projects (e.g., litter cleanup, fundraisers for community groups, participation in community holiday parades, celebrations, services, etc.).
SS.4.E.1 investigate and recognize people as consumers and as producers of goods, and the effects of competition and supply-demand on prices through projects (e.g., developing budgets or products in simulated situations, etc.).
SS.4.E.2 analyze communication techniques that impact consumer choices (e.g., print/non-print,, advertisement, media, etc.) while distinguishing the relationship of taxation and public services.
SS.4.E.3 determine jobs that are needed according to supply and demand on a national level.
SS.4.E.4 examine and research how slavery and indentured servitude influenced the early economy of the United States by constructing graphics (e.g., charts, graphs, tables and grids, etc.) displaying the effect of having slaves and indentured servants.
SS.4.G.1 describe and locate examples of the major physical features of the United States (e.g., bodies of water, mountains, rivers, grasslands, oases, etc.) using references and technology (e.g., atlas, globe, Global Information System, etc.).
SS.4.G.2 document the effects of and explain how people adapted to geographic factors (e.g., climate, mountains, bodies of water, etc.) on the following:
SS.4.G.3 compare and contrast the physical, economic and political changes to America caused by geographic conditions and human intervention (e.g., bridges, canals, state boundaries, transportation, etc.).
SS.4.G.4 plan and construct maps to demonstrate the effect of geographic conditions on historical events (e.g., colonization, industry, agriculture, major engagements in the Revolutionary War, Westward Expansion, etc.).
Demonstrate an understanding of the various influencing factors upon the founding of the original colonies (e.g., economic, political, cultural, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL1.1 analyze the southern, middle and northern colonies (e.g., origins, early government, resources, religious and cultural diversity, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.3 summarize the roles of the principal American, British and European leaders involved in the conflict (e.g., King George III, Ben Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, and Marquis de Lafayette, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.4 explain the contributions of the Native Americans, French and the Dutch during the Revolutionary War, and list the contributions of women and African Americans during and after the American Revolution.
SS.4.H.CL3.2 research the contributions of early American historic figures (e.g., George Washington, John Adams, Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, Dolly Madison, etc.).
Demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of Westward Expansion.
SS.4.H.CL4.1 investigate the economic, political and cultural factors involved in the Westward Expansion (e.g., Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, resources, trade, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL4.2 analyze the people and events that facilitated Westward Expansion (e.g., Daniel Boone, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Northwest Territory, Alamo, Gold Rush, etc.).