Nevada Academic Content Standards
Early U.S. History & Civic Ideals
SS.6-8.EUSH.14. Interpret historical events from a variety of cultural perspectives, including but not limited to: Native Americans vs. settlers, Northerners vs. Southerners, and native citizens vs. immigrants.
People and ideas (H)
SS.6-8.EUSH.15. Evaluate the causes and effects of regional differences in early U.S. history.
International relations (H)
SS.6-8.EUSH.21. Evaluate the use of conflict and diplomacy in international relations from a U.S. perspective.
SS.6-8.EUSH.22. Investigate the causes, effects, and attitudes towards conflict and war from various points of view throughout early U.S. history.
Social justice, consciousness, and action (MC)
SS.6-8.EUSH.23. Analyze the causes, impact, and abolition of slavery in U.S. History.
SS.6-8.EUSH.24. Analyze the ways in which dominant cultures have oppressed groups through institutionalized discrimination within U.S. history.
SS.6-8.EUSH.25. Evaluate the impact of individuals and reform movements on the struggle for greater civil rights and liberties throughout early U.S. history.
Human population, movements, and patterns (G)
SS.6-8.EUSH.38. Explore the causes, motivations, and consequences of migration and immigration, both voluntary and forced, in early U.S. history, including but not limited to: Trail of Tears, western movement, Great Migration, various waves of immigration.