Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Era of Expansion

Social Studies Standard IV, United States History

Lesson 430, Era of Expansion

Understanding Thomas Jefferson’s presidency

Understanding the importance of the Louisiana Purchase

Identifying Lewis and Clark and describing their journey

Knowing the causes and the events of the War of 1812

Explaining the importance of the Monroe Doctrine

Knowing the key points of Jacksonian Democracy

Knowing the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the United States

Knowing the importance of slavery on the Southern economy

Understanding the growing conflict between sections of the country

Understanding westward expansion, manifest destiny, and their impact on Native Americans

Understanding key social reforms of the time: suffrage, labor unions, abolition, women’s rights, and public education


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