Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.7. Grade 7: United States Studies (1800 to present)
7.4.4. United States History
126.96.36.199. Economic expansion and the conquest of indigenous and Mexican territory spurred the agricultural and industrial growth of the United States; led to increasing regional, economic and ethnic divisions; and inspired multiple reform movements. (Expansion and Reform: 1792-1861)
188.8.131.52.2. Identify new technologies and innovations that transformed the United States' economy and society; explain how they influenced political and regional development. (Expansion and Reform: 1792-1861)
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Craft and Structure
184.108.40.206. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
220.127.116.11. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
18.104.22.168. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.