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.