NCES.AH2.H.1 - Apply the four interconnected dimensions of historical thinking to the American History Essential Standards in order to understand the creation and development of the United States over time.
NCES.AH2.H.2 - Analyze key political, economic and social turning points in American History using historical thinking.
NCES.AH2.H.3 - Understand the factors that led to exploration, settlement, movement, and expansion and their impact on United States development over time.
NCES.AH2.H.4 - Analyze how conflict and compromise have shaped politics, economics and culture in the United States.
NCES.AH2.H.5 - Understand how tensions between freedom, equality and power have shaped the political, economic and social development of the United States.
NCES.AH2.H.6 - Understand how and why the role of the United States in the world has changed over time.
NCES.AH2.H.7 - Understand the impact of war on American politics, economics, society and culture.
NCES.AH2.H.8 - Analyze the relationship between progress crisis and the "American Dream" within the United States.