[SS2010] USS5 (5) 13 :
13 ) Describe social and economic influences on United States' expansion prior to World War I.
Explaining how the development of transcontinental railroads helped the United States achieve its Manifest Destiny
Locating on a map states, capitals, and important geographic features west of the Mississippi River
Explaining how the United States acquired Alaska and Hawaii
Identifying major groups and individuals involved with the Westward Expansion, including farmers, ranchers, Jewish merchants, Mormons, and Hispanics
Analyzing the impact of closing the frontier on American Indians' way of life
Explaining how the Spanish-American War led to the emergence of the United States as a world power