Indiana Academic Standards
IN.5. The United States—The Founding of the Republic
5.1. History: Students describe the historical movements that influenced the development of the United States from pre-Columbian times up to 1800, with an emphasis on the American Revolution and the founding of the United States.
Historical Knowledge - Ways of Life Before and After the Arrival of Europeans to 1610
5.1.3. Compare and contrast historic Indian groups of the West, Southwest, Northwest, Arctic and sub-Arctic, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands regions at the beginning of European exploration in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Chronological Thinking, Historical Comprehension, Analysis and Interpretation, Research
5.1.18. Create and interpret timelines showing major people, events and developments in the early history of the United States from 1776-1801.
5.2. Civics and Government: Students identify main components and characteristics of the United States government. Students identify and explain key ideas in government from the colonial and founding periods that continue to shape civic and political life.
Foundations of Government
5.2.4. Identify and explain key ideas about government as noted in the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.