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Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The Lewis & Clark Expedition:
Documenting the Uncharted Northwest

relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.
  • Standard 1B- The student understands federal and state Indian policy and the strategies for survival forged by Native Americans.
  • Standard 1C- The student understands the ideology of Manifest Destiny, the nation's expansion to the Northwest, and the Mexican-American War.


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