North Carolina Standards
5.C.1. Understand how increased diversity resulted from migration, settlement patterns and economic development in the United States.
5.C.1.1. Analyze the change in leadership, cultures and everyday life of American Indian groups before and after European exploration.
5.C.1.3. Explain how the movement of goods, ideas and various cultural groups influenced the development of regions in the United States.
NC.5.G. Geography and Environmental Literacy
5.G.1. Understand how human activity has and continues to shape the United States.
5.G.1.1. Explain the impact of the physical environment on early settlements in the New World.
5.G.1.4. Exemplify migration within or immigration to the United States in order to identify push and pull factors (why people left/why people came).
5.H.1. Analyze the chronology of key events in the United States.
5.H.1.2. Summarize the political, economic and social aspects of colonial life in the thirteen colonies.