Louisiana Academic Standards
4.1. Chronological and Historical Thinking Skills: Students use chronological sequencing of key events and symbols to understand the movement of people and the expansion of boundaries in the United States.
4.1.5. Explain the historical significance of U.S. political symbols
4.5. People and Land: Students compare and contrast the physical and human characteristics of each United States region in order to understand their similarities and differences.
4.5.1. Compare and contrast the distinguishing physical characteristics of the five regions of the United States
4.6. Environment: Students describe how natural and man-made processes change the geography of regions in the United States.
4.6.1. Illustrate how natural processes have created and/or changed the physical characteristics of places in the United States
4.6.2. Describe the human impact on the land and bodies of water of the five regions of the United States