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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Adeline Hornbek and the Homestead Act:
A Colorado Success Story
relates to the following
National Standards for History:

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • Standard 1C- The student understands the ideology of Manifest Destiny, the nation's expansion to the Northwest, and the Mexican-American War.
  • Standard 2E- The student understands the settlement of the West.
  • Standard 4C- The student understands changing gender roles and the ideas and activities of women reformers.

    Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)

  • Standard 1C- The student understands how agriculture, mining, and ranching were transformed.
  • Standard 2C- The student understands how new cultural movements at different social levels affected American life.

 

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