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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Martin Van Buren's "Return to the Soil" relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801 to 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 3A- The student understands the changing character of American political life in "the age of the common man."
  • Standard 3B- The student understands how the debates over slavery influenced politics and sectionalism.

    Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction

  • 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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