Louisiana Academic Standards
7.3. The Expanding Nation: Students analyze the development and impact of political, economic, and social changes in the United States from 1800–1850.
7.3.1. Analyze political, social, and economic factors that led to westward expansion from 1800–1850
7.3.2. Identify and explain foreign policy developments between the United States and other nations from 1800–1850
7.6. Immigration and Cultural Diversity: Students examine patterns of migration, immigration, and land use that influenced the cultural development of the United States from 1763–1877.
7.6.4. Explain how differences in land use influenced cultural characteristics among regions in the United States from 1763–1877
7.9. Global Awareness: Students develop an understanding of United States foreign policy from 1763–1877 by evaluating the influence of key historic events, people, and ideas.
7.9.1. Compare and contrast political divisions of the world from 1763–1877
7.9.2. Explain various ways nations interact and the impact of these interactions from 1763–1877
7.9.3. Explain how United States foreign policy was developed and carried out from 1781–1877
LA.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.