U.S. National Standards
N.NSCG. National Standards for Civics and Government (NSCG)
II.C. What are the foundations of the American political system? What is American political culture?
II.C.2. The character of American political conflict. Students should be able to describe the character of American political conflict and explain factors that usually prevent violence or that lower its intensity. To achieve this standard, students should be able to
II.C.2.1. Describe political conflict in the United States both historically and at present, such as conflict about
II.C.2.1.g. Engaging in wars
N.NCHS. National Center for History in Schools (NCHS)
NCHS.HT. Historical Thinking Standards
HT.2. Historical Comprehension
HT.2.B. Reconstruct the literal meaning of a historical passage.
NCHS.USH. United States History Content Standards
USH.4. Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
USH.4.1. United States territorial expansion between 1801 and 1861, and how it affected relations with external powers and Native Americans.
USH.4.1A. The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.