American History: Big Ideas and Essential Questions

Arizona American History Standards by Grade Level


How did America become a nation?

Essential questions:

  • EQ1 What is meant by national experience?
  • EQ2 What was the developmental sequence of the US becoming a nation?
  • EQ3 How are early civilizations the basis of our developing nation?
  • EQ4 What critical skills are necessary to understand our unique place in time?
  • EQ5 How did I become who I am?