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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Forts of Old San Juan: Guardians of the Caribbean
relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 1: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)

  • Standard 2A- The student understands the stages of European oceanic and overland exploration, amid international rivalries, from the 9th to 17th centuries.
  • Standard 2B- The student understands the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the Americas.

    Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)

  • Standard 1B- The student understands the European struggle for control of North America.

    Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)

  • 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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