IL.16. History: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
16.A. Apply the skills of historical analysis and interpretation.
16.A.2b. Compare different stories about a historical figure or event and analyze differences in the portrayals and perspectives they present.
16.B. Understand the development of significant political events.
16.B.2d. Local, State, and United States History: Identify major political events and leaders within the United States historical eras since the adoption of the Constitution, including the westward expansion, Louisiana Purchase, Civil War, and 20th century wars as well as the roles of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
16.D. Understand Illinois, United States and world social history.
16.D.2a. Local, State, and United States History: Describe the various individual motives for settling in colonial America.
16.D.2b. Local, State, and United States History: Describe the ways in which participation in the westward movement affected families and communities.
16.D.2c. Local, State, and United States History: Describe the influence of key individuals and groups, including Susan B. Anthony/suffrage and Martin Luther King, Jr./civil rights, in the historical eras of Illinois and the United States.