The Richard Petty Number 43 Pontiac is a NASCAR racing car, built to resemble a 1984 Pontiac Gran
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can learn the century-long history of grass-roots invention in American automobile racing. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
3: The causes and course of World War II, the character of the war at home and abroad, and its reshaping of the U.S. role in world affairs