Grade 8: US History to Reconstruction
Standard 5: Jeffersonian Era
Content Standard 5: The student will analyze the political and geographic changes that occurred during the Jeffersonian Era.
Explain the impact of the peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another, as exhibited by the presidential election of 1800.
Analyze the impact of the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief John Marshall and the Marbury v. Madison decision which confirmed the principle of judicial review.
Analyze the acquisition of the Louisiana territory, the contributions of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Expedition, and the eventual establishment of the Indian Territory.