IL.16. History: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
16.C. Understand the development of economic systems.
16.C.3a. Local, State, and United States History: Describe economic motivations that attracted Europeans and others to the Americas, 1500-1750.
16.C.3e. World History: Describe the economic systems and trade patterns of North America, South America and Mesoamerica before the encounter with the Europeans.