West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.SS.4. Fourth Grade Standards
SS.4.16. Demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of Westward Expansion.
SS.4.16.a. Investigate the economic, political and cultural factors involved in Westward Expansion (e.g., Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, resources, trade, etc.).
SS.4.16.b. Analyze the people and events that facilitated Westward Expansion (e.g., Daniel Boone, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Northwest Territory, Alamo, Gold Rush, etc.).