North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.2. Important Historical Events: Students understand important historical events.
8.2.8. History: Dawn of a New Nation through Imperialism: Trace the social, economic, political, and cultural factors of Reconstruction (e.g., Jim Crow Laws, election of 1876, black codes, rise of Ku Klux Klan)
ND.4. Government and Citizenship: Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political systems and the role of the citizen in government and society.
8.4.3. Government Systems: Explain how the United States Constitution and Amendments influence society (e.g., voting rights, equal protection, due process)
ND.CC.6-8.RH. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
6-8.RH.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.
6-8.RH.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
6-8.RH.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.