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“The 14th Colony: George Washington’s Planned Invasions of East Florida”

Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Florida (U.S.) History: Grade 4 (Gifted)

  • SS.4.A.1. Historical Inquiry and Analysis
  • SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.
  • SS.4.A.1.2 Synthesize information related to Florida history through print and electronic media.
  • SS.4.A.3.3 Identify the significance of St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States.
  • SS.4.A.3.5 Identify the significance of Fort Mose as the first free African community in the United States.
  • SS.4.A.3.6 Identify the effects of Spanish rule in Florida.
  • SS.4.A.3.7 Identify nations (Spain, France, England) that controlled Florida before it became a United States territory.
  • SS.4.A.9. Chronological Thinking: Grade 4 (Gifted):
  • SS.4.A.9.1 Utilize timelines to sequence key events in Florida history.


Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for History: Grade 8

  • SS.8.A.1. Use research and inquiry skills to analyze American History using primary and secondary sources.
  • SS.8.A.2. Examine the causes, course, and consequences of British settlement in the American colonies.
  • SS.8.A.2.1 Compare the relationships among the British, French, Spanish, and Dutch in their struggle for colonization of North America.
  • SS.8.A.3. Demonstrate an understanding of the causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution and the founding principles of our nation.
  • SS.8.A.3.1 Explain the consequences of the French and Indian War in British policies for the American colonies from 1763 – 1774.
  • SS.8.A.3.2 Explain American colonial reaction to British policy from 1763 – 1774.
  • SS.8.A.3.3 Recognize the contributions of the Founding Fathers (John Adams, Sam Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, George Washington) during American Revolutionary efforts.
  • SS.8.A.3.5 Describe the influence of individuals on social and political developments during the Revolutionary era.
  • SS.8.A.3.6 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution.
  • SS.8.A.3.8 Examine individuals and groups that affected political and social motivations during the American Revolution.


Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for History: Grade 9-12

  • SS.FL.SS.912.A.American History
  • SS.912.A.1.1 Describe the importance of historiography, which includes how historical knowledge is obtained and transmitted, when interpreting events in history.
  • SS.912.A.1.2 Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to identify author, historical significance, audience, and authenticity to understand a historical period.
  • SS.912.A.1.3 Utilize timelines to identify the time sequence of historical data.
  • SS.912.A.1.4 Analyze how images, symbols, objects, cartoons, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret the significance of time periods and events from the past.
  • SS.912.A.6.15 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as they relate to United States history.