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TN.4.FOURTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - The History of the United States: Colonization to Reconstruction

FOURTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - The History of the United States: Colonization to Reconstruction
The War for Independence (1700s-1780s)
Overview: Students will explain the causes, course, and key figures of the American Revolution.
4.02. Describe the contributions of Benjamin Franklin during this era, including the development of the Albany Plan of Union and the “Join or Die” political cartoon. [C, H, P]
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4.03. Analyze the causes and consequences of the French and Indian War, and recognize Fort Loudoun’s role in it. [C, G, H, P, T]
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4.04. Evaluate how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about the American Revolution, including: Resistance to imperial policy (Proclamation of 1763); The Stamp Act, 1765; The Townshend Acts, 1767; Tea Act, 1773; “Taxation without Rep
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4.05. Explain the different forms of protests colonists used to promote change in British policies, including: the Boston Tea Party, tarring and feathering, letter writing, and boycotts. [C, E, H, P]
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4.06. Determine the historical and present-day significance of the Declaration of Independence, including the roles of Thomas Jefferson and John Hancock. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1028) [H, P, TCA]
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4.07. Contrast how the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence clashed with treatment of different groups including: women, slaves, and American Indians. [C, E, H, P]
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4.08. Determine the importance of the following groups to the American Revolution: Loyalists (Tories); Minutemen; Patriots; Redcoats; Sons of Liberty [C, G, H, P]
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4.09. Examine major events and battles of the American Revolution, including: Midnight Ride of Paul Revere; Battles of Lexington and Concord; Battle of Bunker (Breed’s) Hill; Battle of Saratoga; Valley Forge; Battle of Yorktown [G, H, P]
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4.10. Evaluate the contributions made by women during the American Revolution, including: Abigail Adams; Mary Ludwig Hays (Molly Pitcher); Betsy Ross; Phillis Wheatley [C, E, H]
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Creating a New Government (1781-1789)
Overview: Students will describe the people involved in writing, events leading up to, and the ideas embedded within the Constitution.
4.11. Identify the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, including: no power to tax, weak central government, and the impact of Shays’ Rebellion. [E, H, P]
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4.12. Identify the roles of James Madison and George Washington during the Constitutional Convention, and analyze the major issues debated, including: Distribution of power between the states and federal government; Great Compromise; Slavery and the Three-Fifth
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4.13. Describe the conflict between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists over ratification of the Constitution, including the need for a Bill of Rights. [H, P]
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4.14. Describe the principles embedded in the Constitution, including: Purposes of government (listed in the Preamble); Separation of powers; Branches of government; Checks and balances; Recognition and protection of individual rights (in the 1st Amendment) [P]
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Building the New Nation (1790-1830)
Overview: Students will explore the development of the federal government, the exploration of the West, the impact of expansion on American Indians, and the contributions of key people during this era.
4.15. Examine the legacy and significance of the presidency of George Washington, including: the creation of cabinet member positions, two-party split, and the push for a strong central government. [H, P]
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4.16. Map the exploration of the Louisiana Territory, and describe the events, struggles, and successes of the purchase, including the significance of: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacagawea. [C, G, H, P]
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4.17. Identify major causes, events, and key people of the War of 1812, including: Trade restrictions; Impressment; Battle of New Orleans; Burning of Washington, D.C.; Francis Scott Key; Andrew Jackson [E, G, H, P, T]
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4.18. Analyze the impact of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, including: the Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, and preservation of the union. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
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The Growth of the Republic (1800s-1850)
Overview: Students will explore the emergence of the U.S. industrial economy, the growth of slavery in the South, and westward expansion.
4.19. Contrast regional differences in the early 19th century, including: the emerging urbanization in the North, the expansion of the plantation system in the South, and the developing West. [C, E, G, H, T]
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4.20. Analyze the impact of the American Industrial Revolution, including the significance of: Watermills (influence of geography); Robert Fulton (steamboats); Samuel Slater (factory system); Eli Whitney (cotton gin) [C, E, G, H, T]
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Industrial Growth & Expansion
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4.22. Describe the experiences of settlers on the overland trails to the West, including the purpose of the journeys and influence of geography. [C, E, G, H, T]
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4.23. Examine the impact of President James K. Polk’s view of Manifest Destiny on westward expansion. [G, H, P, T]
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4.24. Explain the significance of the California Gold Rush in westward expansion. [C, E, G, H]
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The United States Prior the Civil War (1820s-1861)
Overview: Students will explore the events that led to the Civil War, focusing on the impact of slavery, the abolition movement, and the major differences of the states.
4.26. Identify abolitionist leaders and their approaches to ending slavery, including: Frederick Douglass; William Lloyd Garrison; Sojourner Truth; Harriet Tubman [C, H, P]
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4.27. Explain how slavery became a national issue during the mid-19th century, including the significance of: Missouri Compromise; Compromise of 1850; Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Kansas-Nebraska Act; Dred Scott v. Sandford decision; John Brown’s Raid (on Harper’s Ferry)
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The Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1870s)
Overview: Students will understand the causes and course of the Civil War and the successes and failures of Reconstruction.
4.30. Explain the efforts of both the Union and the Confederacy to secure the border states for their causes. [G, H, P]
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4.31. Explain how the Union’s Anaconda Plan used geographic features to isolate and defeat regions of the south and the Confederacy as a whole. [G, H, P]
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4.32. Describe the roles of major leaders during the Civil War, including: Jefferson Davis; Ulysses S. Grant; Robert E. Lee; President Abraham Lincoln [C, G, H, P]
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4.33. Evaluate the significant contributions made by women during the Civil War, including Clara Barton and Dorothea Dix. [C, H]
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4.34. Examine the significance and outcomes of key battles and events of the Civil War, including: First Battle of Bull Run; Battle of Shiloh; Battle of Gettysburg; Battle of Antietam [G, H, T]
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4.35. Explain the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation, and identify its impact on the country. [C, G, H, P]
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4.36. Describe the significance of the Gettysburg Address. [C, H, P]
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4.38. Describe the impact President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination had on the nation. [C, H, P]
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4.39. Identify the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments as efforts to help former slaves begin a new life. [C, E, H, P]
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TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.01. Gather information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including:
SSP.01.1. Printed materials (e.g., literary texts, newspapers, political cartoons, autobiographies, speeches, letters, personal journals)
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SSP.01.2. Graphic representations (e.g., maps, timelines, charts, artwork)
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SSP.01.3. Artifacts
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SSP.02. Critically examine a primary or secondary source in order to:
SSP.02.1. Summarize significant ideas and relevant information
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SSP.02.2. Distinguish between fact and opinion
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SSP.02.3. Draw inferences and conclusions
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SSP.04. Construct and communicate arguments supported by evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate and defend an understanding of ideas
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SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.04.3. Illustrate cause and effect
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SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.2. Recognizing how past events and issues might have been experienced by the people of that time, with historical context and empathy rather than present-mindedness
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SSP.05.3. Identify patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present
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SSP.06. Develop geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.1. Determining relationships among people, resources, and ideas based on geographic location (local, national, global)
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SSP.06.2. Determining the use of diverse types of maps based on the purpose
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SSP.06.3. Analyzing the spatial relationships between people, circumstances, and resources
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SSP.06.4. Analyzing interaction between humans and the physical environment
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SSP.06.5. Examining how geographic regions and perceptions of the regions change over time
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