SS.5.A.6.6

Explain how westward expansion affected Native Americans.

Clarifications

Examples may include, but are not limited to, the Trail of Tears and Indian Removal Act.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 5
Strand: American History
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021070: Social Studies Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721016: Access Social Studies - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.5.A.6.In.5: Identify that westward expansion forced Native Americans to leave their homes and caused thousands to die.
SS.5.A.6.Su.5: Recognize that many Native Americans died or lost their homes due to westward expansion.
SS.5.A.6.Pa.5: Recognize that different groups wanted the same land.

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