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Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The Old Mormon Fort: Birthplace of Las Vegas, Nevada
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 activites of women reformers.

    Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States

  • Standard 1B- The student understands the rapid growth of cities and how urban life changed.
  • Standard 1C- The student understands how agriculture, mining, and ranching were transformed.
  • Standard 4B- The student understands the roots and development of American expansionism and the causes and outcomes of the Spanish-American war.


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