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Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Savannah, Georgia:
The Lasting Legacy of Colonial City Planning

relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands how diverse immigrants affected the formation of European colonies.
  • Standard 1B- The student understands the European struggle for control of North America.
  • Standard 2A- The student understands the roots of representative government and how political rights were defined.
  • Standard 3A- The student understands colonial economic life and labor systems in the Americas.
  • Standard 3B- The student understands economic life and the development of labor systems in the English colonies.

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • Standard 2D- The student understands the rapid growth of "the peculiar institution" after 1800 and the varied experiences of African Americans under slavery.


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