Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.4. Fourth Grade - United States History Year 2: Revolution to Reconstruction
SS4H. Historical Understandings
SS4H3. Explain westward expansion in America.
SS4H3.c. 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).
SS4H5. Explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.
SS4H5.d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and William T. Sherman.
GA.IPS.4. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations