Destination America

The Development of an American Culture

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Stacy Desideri

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Puritan House, 1639

Curriculum Snapshot:
Topic:Colonial New England
Themes: Economics
Salem Witch Trials
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
Grade Level(s):5
California Content Standards
History and Social Science
Grade Five. United States History and Geography: Making a New Nation
HSS.5.4. Students understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.
HSS.5.4.1. Understand the influence of location and physical setting on the founding of the original 13 colonies, and identify on a map the locations of the colonies and of the American Indian nations already inhabiting these areas.
HSS.5.4.3. Describe the religious aspects of the earliest colonies (e.g., Puritanism in Massachusetts, Anglicanism in Virginia, Catholicism in Maryland, Quakerism in Pennsylvania).

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