Virginia Standards of Learning
VA.SS.USII. United States History: 1865 to the Present
Turmoil and Change: 1890s to 1945
USII.5. The student will apply social science skills to understand the changing role of the United States from the late nineteenth century through World War I by:
USII.5.b. Describing Theodore Roosevelt’s impact on the foreign policy of the United States.
VA.SS.VUS. Virginia and United States History
VUS.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by:
VUS.1.e. Comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.f. Explaining how indirect cause-and-effect relationships impact people, places, and events in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.g. Analyzing multiple connections across time and place.
VUS.1.h. Using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the incentives for and consequences of a specific choice made.