Florida Standards (NGSSS)
FL.SS.5.A. American History
SS.5.A.1. Historical Inquiry and Analysis
SS.5.A.1.1. Use primary and secondary sources to understand history.
SS.5.A.5. American Revolution & Birth of a New Nation
SS.5.A.5.9. Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).
SS.5.A.6. Growth and Westward Expansion
SS.5.A.6.2. Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.
SS.5.A.6.3. Examine 19th century advancements (canals, roads, steamboats, flat boats, overland wagons, Pony Express, railroads) in transportation and communication.
SS.5.A.6.9. Describe the hardships of settlers along the overland trails to the west.
SS.5.G.2. Places and Regions
SS.5.G.2.1. Describe the push-pull factors (economy, natural hazards, tourism, climate, physical features) that influenced boundary changes within the United States.