South Carolina Standards
SC.5-SSLS. Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century
5-SSLS.1. Literacy Skills for Social Studies
5-SSLS.1.8. Identify the locations of places, the conditions at places, and the connections between places.
5-SSLS.3. Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Other Technical Subjects
5-SSLS.3.1. Cite details from a text to support conclusions made from that text.
5-SSLS.3.2. Interpret visual information to deepen his or her understanding.
SC.5. United States Studies: 1865 to the Present
5-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the continued westward expansion of the United States.
People moved West seeking economic opportunities. To understand the challenges faced by migrants and immigrants as they moved West and the impact of this movement on the native peoples of the region, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
5-2.3. Identify examples of conflict and cooperation between occupational and ethnic groups in the West, including miners, farmers, ranchers, cowboys, Mexican and African Americans, and European and Asian immigrants.