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Pike County School System
This podcast gives an overview of the founding and contents of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama in Troy, Alabama.
The Pioneer Museum is the state recognized Pioneer museum. It features 17 historic buildings and 18,000 + artifacts which tell the story of rural, agricultural Alabama. The museum offers special programs which are geared to the interested public, as well as, students.
Content Areas: Social Studies
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[T1] ALS (4) 3: List reasons for European exploration and settlement in Alabama and the impact of Europeans on trade, health, land expansion, and tribal reorganization of Native American populations in Alabama.
[T1] ALS (4) 4: Describe the relationship of the five geographic regions of Alabama to the movement of Alabama settlers during the early nineteenth century.
[T1] ALS (4) 6: Identify cultural, economic, and political aspects of the lifestyles of early nineteenth-century farmers, plantation owners, slaves, and townspeople.
[T1] ALS (4) 12: Explain effects of the events of the 1920s and the Great Depression on different socioeconomic groups.
[T1] WGH (9-12) 2: Explain the interaction between humans and their physical environment.