TN.4.5. History: History involves people, events, and issues. Students will evaluate evidence to develop comparative and causal analyses, and to interpret primary sources. They will construct sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
4.5.11. Era 4 -Expansion and Reform (1801-1861): Understand sectional differences brought on by the Western movement, expansion of slavery, and emerging industrialization.
4.5.11.b. Explain how societal changes led to conflict among sections of the United States.
TN.4.6. Individuals, Groups, and Interactions: Personal development and identity are shaped by factors including culture, groups, and institutions. Central to this development are exploration, identification, and analysis of how individuals and groups work independently and cooperatively.
4.6.spi. Performance Indicators State:
4.6.spi.2. Determine how the issue of slavery caused political and economic tensions between government policy and people's beliefs (i.e., abolitionists, plantation owners, state's rights, central government, Loyalists).
4.6.spi.3. Read and interpret a passage about a political or economic issue which individuals may respond to with contrasting views (i.e., state taxes, federal taxes, slavery, Bill of Rights).