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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:
[SS2010] US10 (10) 8: Compare major events in Alabama from 1781 to 1823, including statehood as part of the expanding nation, acquisition of land, settlement, and the Creek War, to those of the developing nation. (Alabama) [A.1.a., A.1.c., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.j.]
[SS2010] US10 (10) 9: Explain dynamics of economic nationalism during the Era of Good Feelings, including transportation systems, Henry Clay's American System, slavery and the emergence of the plantation system, and the beginning of industrialism in the Northeast. [A.1.a., A.1.c., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.j.]