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Historical Context





Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Allegheny Portage Railroad:
Developing Transportation Technology

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 2E- The student understands the settlement of the West.


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