United States History I Standards

The Political and Intellectual Origins of the American Nation: The Revolution and the Constitution, 1763-1789
The Formation and Framework of American Democracy
Political Democratization, Westward Expansion, and Diplomatic Developments, 1790-1860
Economic Growth in the North and South, 1800-1860
Social, Political, and Religious Change, 1800-1860
The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877

For resources for teaching, see American Origins: 1600 to 1900 from the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian.

United States History II Standards

Industrial America and Its Emerging Role In International Affairs, 1870-1920
The Age of Reform: Progressivism and the New Deal, 1900-1940
World War II, 1939-1945
The Cold War Abroad, 1945-1989
Cold War America at Home: Economic Growth and Optimism, Anticommunism, and Reform, 1945-1980
Contemporary America, 1980-2001


Image IDs from left to right:

1. Abraham Lincoln, from Wikimedia Commons, "Abraham Lincoln head on shoulders photo portrait".
2. Eleanor Roosevelt, from Wikimedia Commons, "Eleanor Roosevelt portrait 1933".
3. Martin Luther King, Jr., from Wikimedia Commons, "Martin Luther King Jr NYWTS 4".