GA.SS4. United States History To 1860
SS4CG. Government/Civic Understandings
SS4CG5. The student will name positive character traits of key historic figures and government leaders (honesty, patriotism, courage, trustworthiness).
SS4G. Geographic Understandings
SS4G2. The student will describe how physical systems affect human systems.
SS4G2.b. Describe how the early explorers adapted, or failed to adapt, to the various physical environments in which they traveled.
SS4H. Historical Understandings
SS4H6. The student will explain westward expansion of America between 1801 and 1861.
SS4H6.a. Describe territorial expansion with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Texas (the Alamo and independence), Oregon (Oregon Trail), and California (Gold Rush and the development of mining towns).
SS4H6.b. Describe the impact of the steamboat, the steam locomotive, and the telegraph on life in America.
SS4H7. The student will examine the main ideas of the abolitionist and suffrage movements.
SS4H7.a. Discuss biographies of Harriet Tubman and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.