Washington DC Standards
DC.3-5. Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
3-5.1. Chronology and Cause and Effect
3-5.1.4. Students summarize the key events of the era they are studying and explain the historical contexts of those events.
DC.5. U.S. History and Geography: Westward Expansion to the Present
5.3. The Growth of the Republic (1800-1860): Students describe the rapid growth of slavery in the South after 1800.
5.3.2. Describe the contributions of enslaved and free Africans to the economic development of the colonies. (S, E)