United States History Standards for Grades 5-12
Memories of Montpelier:
Home of James and Dolley Madison
relates to the following
National Standards for History:
Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754 to 1820s)
- Standard 3A- The student understands the issues involved in the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution and the new government it established.
Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801 to 1861)
- Standard 1A- The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.
- Standard 2D- The student understands the rapid growth of "the peculiar institution" after 1800 and the varied experiences of African Americans under slavery.
- Standard 3A- The student understands the changing character of American political life in "the age of the common man."
- Standard 4A- The student understands the abolitionist movement.
- Standard 4C- The student understands changing gender roles and the ideas and activities of women reformers.