VA.USI. United States History to 1865
Exploration to Revolution: Pre-Columbian Times to the 1770s
USI.4. The student will demonstrate knowledge of European exploration in North America and West Africa by:
USI.4.b) describing cultural and economic interactions between Europeans and American Indians that led to cooperation and conflict, with emphasis on the American Indian concept of land.
USI.5. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by:
USI.5.b) describing life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies, with emphasis on how people interacted with their environment to produce goods and services, including examples of specialization and interdependence.
USI.5.c) describing colonial life in America from the perspectives of large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, free African Americans, indentured servants, and enslaved African Americans.
USI.5.d) identifying the political and economic relationships between the colonies and Great Britain.
Revolution and the New Nation: 1770s to the Early 1800s
USI.6. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes and results of the American Revolution by:
USI.6.a) identifying the issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution.
USI.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to:
USI.1.f) analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms, water features, climatic characteristics, and historical events.