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United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

The Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733:
Disasters Strike at Sea

relates to the following National Standards for History:

    Era 1: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)

  • Standard 1B- The student understands changes in Western European societies in the age of exploration
  • 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
  • Standard 3A- The student understands colonial economic life and labor systems in the Americas


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