The United States Military Academy at West Point

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 6/18/2009

Students will learn how the military academy that was first proposed by George Washington became the premier school of engineering and military science in the United States, West Point. Also discussed is the influence of the academy's graduates on other institutions and important architectural and engineering projects. The United States Military Academy at West Point is part of the online exhibition West Point in the Making of America.

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)