Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed the lives of Americans and led toward regional tensions
Understands the sources and character of cultural, religious, and social reform movements in the antebellum period
What dispositions or traits of character are important to the preservation and improvement of American democracy?
Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
(In addition to several Language Arts related standards).
Basic thinking tool: Paired Comparisons