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HSS-5.2.1 (History–Social Science)

Standard Identifier: HSS-5.2.1
Content Area: History–Social Science
Grade: 5
Course: United States History and Geography: Making a New Nation, Grade 5

Overarching Standard:
HSS-5.2 Students trace the routes of early explorers and describe the early explorations of the Americas.

Describe the entrepreneurial characteristics of early explorers (e.g., Christopher Columbus, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado) and the technological developments that made sea exploration by latitude and longitude possible (e.g., compass, sextant, astrolabe, seaworthy ships, chronometers, gunpowder).

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