VA.USI. United States History to 1865
Revolution and the New Nation: 1770s to the Early 1800s
USI.6. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes and results of the American Revolution by:
USI.6.a) identifying the issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution.
USI.6.c) describing key events and the roles of key individuals in the American Revolution, with emphasis on George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry.
USI.6.d) explaining reasons why the colonies were able to defeat Great Britain.
USI.7. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the challenges faced by the new nation by:
USI.7.b) describing the historical development of the Constitution of the United States.
USI.7.c) describing the major accomplishments of the first five presidents of the United States.
USI.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to:
USI.1.i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.