North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.5.G. Geography and Environmental Literacy
5.G.1. Understand how human activity has and continues to shape the United States.
5.G.1.4. Exemplify migration within or immigration to the United States in order to identify push and pull factors (why people left/why people came).
5.C.1. Understand how increased diversity resulted from migration, settlement patterns and economic development in the United States.
5.C.1.3. Explain how the movement of goods, ideas and various cultural groups influenced the development of regions in the United States.