North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.1. Skills and Resources: Students use Social Studies skills and resources.
5.1.4. Time Lines: Construct and interpret time lines of key events in United States history
ND.2. Important Historical Events: Students understand important historical events.
5.2.2. Concepts of Time: Use chronological order and sequence to describe cause-and-effect relationships of U.S. historical events (e.g., how Columbian Exchange impacted local people)
5.2.4. People and Events: Explain the significance of scientists, inventors, and historical figures (e.g., Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce De Leon, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Paul Revere, Benjamin Rush, David Rittenhouse, Thomas Paine)
ND.5. Concepts of Geography: Students understand and apply concepts of geography.
5.5.2. Human Geography: Explain the impact of geography on western exploration and westward migration in the early nineteenth century (e.g., Northwest passage, colonization, Appalachian Mountains)