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Social Studies - U. S. History II
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Standard 1
Students will expand their knowledge of pre-Reconstruction America.
Objective 3
Analyze the growth and division of the United States from 1820 through 1877.
  • Rethinking Manifest Destiny: Westward Expansion...
    The student will be able to weigh the events of history influenced by the assumption of manifest destiny by examining the underlying concepts and points of view involved.
  • The Long Walk and the Escape to Utah
    The student will be able to examine United States Indian policy by understanding the events surrounding the Long Walk. They also will be able to understand how the Long Walk and the escape to Utah serve as examples of Navajo determination and persistence.
  • The Southern Paiutes of Utah: From Termination...
    The student will be able to evaluate the effects of the federal government’s termination and restoration policies on the Paiute Tribe of Utah and connect this history to the importance of Native American sovereignty.
  • U.S History I Review for History Il
      Enduring Understanding:
    • The student will be able to recall and relate information relative to pre-Reconstruction America.
      Essential Question:
    • Who were the most important contributors in early American history?
    • What contributions were made during this time period?
    • How has early American history affected present day America?

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