Content Standard 1: The student will describe the state’s geography and the historic foundations laid by American Indian, European, and American cultures.
Integrate visual information to identify and describe the significant physical and human features including major trails, railway lines, waterways, cities, ecological regions, natural resources, highways, and landforms.
Summarize the accomplishments of pre-contact cultures including the Spiro Mound Builders.
Compare the goals and significance of early Spanish, French, and American interactions with American Indians, including trade, the impact of disease, the arrival of the horse, and new technologies.
Compare cultural perspectives of American Indians and European Americans regarding land ownership, structure of self-government, religion, and trading practices.