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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The Old Court House in St. Louis: Yesterday & Today
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 2A- The student understands how the factory system and the transportation and market revolutions shaped regional patterns of economic development.
  • Standard 2B- The student understands the first era of American urbanization.
  • Standard 2E- The student understands the settlement of the West.
  • Standard 3B- The student understands how the debates over slavery influenced politics and sectionalism.
  • Standard 4A- The student understands the abolitionist movement.

    Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands how the North and South differed and how politics and ideologies led to the Civil War.

 

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