Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 5:19 AM
Site: Dearborn Educational Curriculum
Course: Dearborn Educational Curriculum (DEC)
Glossary: Social Studies Standards


Describe the new role of African-Americans in local, state, and federal government in the years after the Civil War and the national and regional resistance to this change, including the Ku Klux Klan.


Analyze the intent and the effect of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution.


Explain the decision to remove Union troops from the South in 1877 and investigate its impact on Americans.


America at Century’s End – compare and contrast the United States in 1800 with the United States in 1898, focusing on similarities and differences in: • territory. • population. • systems of transportation. • governmental policies promoting economic development. • economic change. • the treatment of African-Americans. • the policies toward Indigenous Peoples.


U.S. History Investigation Topic and Issue Analysis, Past and Present - use historical perspectives to analyze issues in the United States from the past and the present; conduct research on a historical issue or topic, identify a connection to a contemporary issue, and present findings (e.g., oral, visual, video, or electronic presentation, persuasive essay, or research paper); include causes and consequences of the historical action and predict possible consequences of the contemporary action.