Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.5-2. FIFTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES, PART 2 - Tennessee History
Statehood and Early Tennessee History (1796-1849)
Overview: Students will examine the process of Tennessee becoming a state, study the importance of Andrew Jackson and his presidency, and discuss important Tennesseans of the era.
5.40. Identify the impact of important Tennesseans prior to the Civil War, including: David Crockett and Sam Houston (Texas War for Independence and the Alamo); President James K. Polk (Manifest Destiny); Sequoyah (Cherokee syllabary) [C, E, G, H, P, T]