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.
7.3.4. Compare and contrast the political, social, and economic development of the different regions of the United States
7.7. Environment: Students identify and describe how physical environments influenced the economic, political and cultural development of the United States from 1763–1877.
7.7.1. Explain how Americans adapted and transformed various physical environments in the United States to expand its growth and influence
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.