Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.SS.C. Civics/Government: Era 1-Beginnings to Era 3-1820s
C.1.5. Civic and Political Institutions - Students will analyze the impact of origins, structures, and functions of institutions on society and citizens.
Structure and Function
C.1.5.1. Examine foundational documents of the United States government (e.g., Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution) (D2.Civ.3.3-5).
AR.SS.G. Geography: Era 1-Beginnings to Era 3-1820s
G.11.5. Global Interconnections - Students will compare global places and regions and the connections between them.
Changing Spatial Patterns
G.11.5.2. Analyze cooperation within communities during and after natural and human-made disasters (e.g., disease, famine, weather phenomena, war) (D2.Geo.12.3-5).
AR.SS.H. History: Era 1-Beginnings to Era 3-1820s
H.12.5. United States Beginnings Through 1820s - Students will analyze key historical periods; patterns of change over time; and ways people view, construct, and interpret the history of the United States.
Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation 1754-1820s
H.12.5.8. Analyze the Revolutionary movement from multiple perspectives using primary and secondary sources (e.g., loyalists, patriots, Native Americans, slaves) (D2.Civ.2.3-5; D2.His.1, 3, 4, 14, 16.3-5; D4.7.3-5).
H.12.5.9. Analyze causes and ideas leading to the American Revolution (e.g., French and Indian War, Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, Boston Tea Party, independence, representation, liberty) (D2.His.1, 14, 16.3-5).
H.12.5.10. Evaluate how individuals and groups influenced the American Revolutionary movement (e.g., Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, King George III, Sons and Daughters of Liberty) (D2.His.3, 4, 14, 16.3.5).
H.12.5.11. Examine the significance of the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence (e.g., key political concepts, Olive Branch Petition, origin of concepts, role and impact of severing ties with Great Britain) (D2.His.1.3-5; D2.Civ.4.3-5).
H.12.5.12. Analyze the significance of various battles and military leaders during the American Revolution (D2.His.1, 3, 14.3-5).