Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Westward Expansion

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West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards

WV.SS.5. Fifth Grade Standards
SS.5.G. Geography
SS.5.14. Explain how aspects of the terrain (e.g., the principal mountain ranges, rivers, vegetation and climate of the region, etc.) affected westward travel and settlement.
SS.5.16. Illustrate the effects of settlement on the environment of the West, (e.g., changes in the physical and human systems, etc.).
SS.5.H. History
SS.5.22. Demonstrate an understanding of the advances in transportation and its effect on Western Expansion.
SS.5.22.b. Compare and contrast conflicts between various groups in the West (e.g., miners, ranchers, cowboys, Native Americans, Mexican Americans and European and Asian immigrants, etc.).

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