Washington DC Academic Standards
AL.5. United States Studies: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
5.7. Determine causes and events leading to the American Revolution, including the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Intolerable Acts, the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party.
5.8. Identify major events of the American Revolution, including the battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Yorktown.
5.8.2. Explaining contributions of Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, George Washington, Haym Solomon, and supporters from other countries to the American Revolution.
5.8.3. Explaining contributions of ordinary citizens, including African Americans and women, to the American Revolution.
5.8.5. Locating on a map major battle sites of the American Revolution, including the battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Yorktown.
5.8.6. Recognizing reasons for colonial victory in the American Revolution.
5.9. Explain how inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation led to the creation and eventual ratification of the Constitution of the United States.
5.9.4. Analyzing the election of George Washington as President of the United States for its impact on the role of president in a republic.