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A. Time, Continuity, and Change [History]: 4. The student understands U.S. history to 1880.: 6-8: The student...

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knows the factors involved in the development of cities and industries (e.g., religious needs, the need for military protection, the need for a marketplace, changing spatial patterns, and geographical factors for location such as transportation and food supply).

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knows the role of physical and cultural geography in shaping events in the United States (e.g., environmental and climatic influences on settlement of the colonies, the American Revolution, and the Civil War).


The American Civil War Homepage
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html

According to the Civil War Webring statistics, this is the #1 ranked Civil War Web site. It is an index to almost everything you could possibly want to know about the Civil War (and then some)!


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understands the impact of significant people and ideas on the development of values and traditions in the United States prior to 1880.


National Women's History Project
http://www.nwhp.org

Activities and links to sites that describe the impact women had on history.


Constitution Day
http://www.nara.gov/education/teaching/constitution/home.html

Project of national archives and people who wrote it and delegates.


The Salem Witch Trials of 1692
http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/learn2.html

A history or the Salem Witch Trials with pictures and links.


The Electric Ben Franklin
http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/index.htm

This website contains primary source material, narratives, activities, interactive games, streaming videos, 360 interactive panoramas, and scores of pictures designed to help you better appreciate, enjoy, and understand the singular Benjamin Franklin.


Activity: Ben Franklin History Hunt

Activity: Seeking Ben Franklin

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understands how state and federal policy influenced various Native American tribes (e.g., the Cherokee and Choctaw removals, the loss of Native American homelands, the Black Hawk War, and removal policies in the Old Northwest).


Constitution Day
http://www.nara.gov/education/teaching/constitution/home.html

A project of the National Archives. Students can learn about the delegates who signed the Constitution and the issues involved in its' creation and ratification. The site contains document reproductions and a teacher's guide.



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