4.1. Students will trace the historical periods, places, people, events and movements that have led to the development of Indiana as a state.
Historical Knowledge: American Indians and the Arrival of Europeans to 1770
4.1.1. Identify and compare the major early cultures that existed in the region that became Indiana prior to contact with Europeans. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
4.1.2. Identify and describe historic Native American Indian groups that lived in Indiana at the time of early European exploration, including ways these groups adapted to and interacted with the physical environment. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
Historical Knowledge: Statehood: 1816 to 1851
4.1.5. Identify the causes of removal of Native American Indian groups in the state and their resettlement during the 1830s. (Individuals, Society and Culture)