Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. Westward Expansion

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Louisiana Academic Standards

LA.HIS. History
4.1. Chronological and Historical Thinking Skills: Students use chronological sequencing of key events and symbols to understand the movement of people and the expansion of boundaries in the United States.
4.1.3. Use appropriate vocabulary of time
4.2. People and Events: Students explain the historical significance of key people and events in order to examine the expansion of the boundaries and development of democracy in the United States.
4.2.1. Explain how early explorations affected the expansion of boundaries and development in the United States
4.2.2. Cite evidence to support the key contributions and influence of people in the history of the United States
4.2.3. Explain the voluntary migration of people and its significance in the development of the boundaries of the United States
4.2.5. Use the concepts “melting pot,” “salad bowl,” and “cultural mosaic” to explain the impact of immigration on population growth and diversity in the United States
4.3. People and Events: Students examine the impact of scientific and technological advances on the development of the United States.
4.3.1. Explain how inventions and new processes affected the lives of people, migration, and the economy of regions of the United States