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Table of

United States History Standards for Grades 5-12

Life on an Island: Early Settlers Off the
Rock-Bound Coast of Maine
relates to the following
National Standards for History:

    Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1585 to 1763)

  • 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 1A- The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.
  • Standard 2A- The student understands how the factory system and the transportation and market revolutions shaped regional patterns of economic development.
  • Standard 4C- The student understands changing gender roles and the ideas and activities of women reformers.


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