Coming to America / Coming to Ohio
Marcie Beggs/ Teacher
Roxboro Middle School, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Subject: US History
Time: 2 – 3 days (43 minutes periods)
II. Standard: History:
Benchmark: Describe the interactions among civilizations during the 14th through 18th centuries.
Indicators: Describe the political, religious and economic aspects of North America including:
a. reasons for colonization, including religion, desire for land and economic opportunity.
Benchmark: Explain reasons that people, products and ideas from place to place and the effects of that movement on geographic patterns.
Indicator: Explain how colonization, immigration and advances in transportation changed geographic patterns.
Standard: Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Benchmark: Show the relationship between civic participation and attainment of civic and public goals.
Indicator: Explain how the opportunities for civic participation expanded during the 18th and 19th century.