Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C3. Exploration and Colonization 1500s - 1700s: The varied causes and effects of exploration, settlement, and colonization shaped regional and national development of the U.S.
SS05-S1C3-02. Explain the reasons for the explorations of Samuel Champlain, Henry Hudson, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Ponce de Leon, and Hernan de Soto in the New World.
SS05-S4C1. The World in Spatial Terms: The spatial perspective and associated geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places and environments.
SS05-S4C1-04. Locate physical and human features (e.g., gulf, delta, isthmus, strait, bay, canyon, swamp, peninsula, province, cape, tree line) in the United States and world on an appropriate type of map.
SS05-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS05-S4C2-02. Describe the geographic characteristics of a state in the United States with the assistance of maps, the internet, atlases, and other reference materials.