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Topic: State and federal Indian policy, early 19th century 

United States History

 Standard 9.  Understands the United States territorial expansion between 1801 and 1861, and how it affected relations with external powers and Native Americans
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the impact of territorial expansion on Native American tribes (e.g., the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole removals, the significance of the Trail of Tears, the original lands held by various tribes of the Southeast and those held in the Old Northwest territory)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of territorial expansion on the Cherokee
     2.Understands the impact of territorial expansion on the Choctaw
     3.Understands the impact of territorial expansion on the Creek
     4.Understands the impact of territorial expansion on the Seminole
     5.Understands the significance of the Trail of Tears
     6.Knows the original lands held by various tribes of the Southeast
     7.Knows the original lands held by various tribes in the Old Northwest territory
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands how early state and federal policy influenced various Native American tribes (e.g., survival strategies of Native Americans, environmental differences between Native American homelands and resettlement areas, the Black Hawk War and removal policies in the Old Northwest)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how early state policy influenced various Native American tribes
     2.Understands how early federal policy influenced various Native American tribes
     3.Understands the survival strategies of Native Americans
     4.Understands the environmental differences between Native American homelands and resettlement areas
     5.Knows about the Black Hawk War
     6.Understands the removal policies in the Old Northwest
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands shifts in federal and state policy toward Native Americans in the first half of the 19th century (e.g., arguments for and against removal policy, changing policies from assimilation to removal and isolation after 1825)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands shifts in federal policy toward Native Americans in the first half of the 19th century
     2.Understands shifts in state policy toward Native Americans in the first half of the 19th century
     3.Understands arguments for the removal policy of Native Americans in the first half of the 19th century
     4.Understands arguments against the removal policy of Native Americans in the first half of the 19th century
     5.Understands the changing policies toward Native Americans from assimilation to removal and isolation after 1825