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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Memories of Montpelier:
Home of James and Dolley Madison

relates to the following
National Standards for History:

    Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754 to 1820s)

  • Standard 3A- The student understands the issues involved in the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution and the new government it established.

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801 to 1861)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.
  • Standard 2D- The student understands the rapid growth of "the peculiar institution" after 1800 and the varied experiences of African Americans under slavery.
  • Standard 3A- The student understands the changing character of American political life in "the age of the common man."
  • Standard 4A- The student understands the abolitionist movement.
  • Standard 4C- The student understands changing gender roles and the ideas and activities of women reformers.

 

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