Washington DC Standards
DC.5. U.S. History and Geography: Westward Expansion to the Present
5.12. Economic Growth and Reform in Contemporary America (1945-Present): Use geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments in the U.S.
5.12.2. Identify the 50 states and their capitals and identify the year that each one became part of the Union. (G)
5.12.3. Locate and identify major geographic regions in the U.S. (e.g., Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest) and how regional differences in climate, types of farming, populations, and sources of labor shape their economies and societies. (G, E)
5.12.5. Locate and identify the climate, major physical features, and major natural resources in each region. (G)