Iowa Core Standards
G.2. Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
G.2.1. Understand the characteristics of regions--physical and cultural.
H.3. Understand the role of culture and cultural diffusion on the development and maintenance of societies.
H.3.1. Understand ways culture has influenced interactions of various groups.
H.4. Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo.
H.4.2. Understand that specific individuals had a great impact on history
H.6. Understand the effects of geographic factors on historical events.
H.6.3. Understand major land and water routes of explorers.