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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Californio to American: A Study in Cultural Change 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 3A- The student understands colonial economic life and labor systems in the Americas.

    Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)

  • 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.

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

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the connections among industrialization, the advent of the modern corporation, and material well-being.
  • Standard 1C- The student understands how agriculture, mining, and ranching were transformed.


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