GA.SS4. United States History To 1860
SS4G. Geographic Understandings
SS4G1. The student will be able to locate important physical and man-made features in the United States.
SS4G1.a. Locate major physical features of the United States; include the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Great Plains, Continental Divide, the Great Basin, Death Valley, Gulf of Mexico, St. Lawrence River, and the Great Lakes.
SS4G2. The student will describe how physical systems affect human systems.
SS4G2.a. Explain why each of the native American groups occupied the areas they did, with emphasis on why some developed permanent villages and others did not.
SS4H. Historical Understandings
SS4H1. The student will describe how early Native American cultures developed in North America.
SS4H1.a. Locate where the Native Americans settled with emphasis on Arctic (Inuit), Northwest (Kwakiutl), Plateau (Nez Perce), Southwest (Hopi), Plains (Pawnee), and Southeastern (Seminole).
SS4H6. The student will explain westward expansion of America between 1801 and 1861.
SS4H6.c. Describe the impact of westward expansion on Native Americans