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Inquiry Question

Historical Context





Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The United States Air Force Academy: Founding a Proud Tradition
relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

  • Standard 2B- The student understands the causes of World War I and why the U.S. intervened.

    Era 8: The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)

  • Standard 3B- The student understands World War II and how the Allies prevailed.
  • Standard 3C- The student understands the effects of World War II at home.

    Era 9: Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s)

  • Standard 1A- The student understands the extent and impact of economic changes in the postwar period.
  • Standard 1C- The student understands how postwar science augmented the nation's economic strength, transformed daily life, and influenced the world economy.
  • Standard 2A- The student understands the international origins and domestic consequences of the Cold War.


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