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SC.CC.RH.9-10.Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies

Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.9-10.10. By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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Craft and Structure
RH.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
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RH.9-10.5. Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis
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Key Ideas and Details
RH.9-10.3. Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
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SC.ECON.Economics

Economics
ECON-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how scarcity and choice impact the decisions of families, businesses, communities, and nations.
Economics is the science of choice. The study of economics equips a student with the knowledge to evaluate the benefits versus the costs of goods and services. To make informed decisions about benefits versus costs, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
ECON-1.1. Explain that the practice of economic decision making is an evaluation process that measures additional benefits versus additional costs.
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ECON-1.2. Explain why the productive resources of land, labor, and capital are limited.
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ECON-1.3. Apply the concept that people respond to positive and negative incentives to past and current economic decisions.
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ECON-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how markets facilitate exchange and how market regulation costs both consumers and producers.
Markets arise in order to allow people and institutions to trade items of value for something else of value. Markets are efficient when they are unrestricted. The prices in a market send signals and provide incentives to buyers and sellers. To understand how markets function, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
ECON-2.2. Explain how efficient markets allocate goods, services, and the factors of production in a market-based economy.
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ECON-2.4. Illustrate how an economically efficient market allocates goods and services to the buyers who are willing to pay for them.
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ECON-2.6. Explain how market power enables some market structures to affect their situations to varying degrees and to use this market power to increase prices and reduce output.
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ECON-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how government policies, business cycles, inflation, deflation, savings rates, and employment affect all economic entities.
Macroeconomics examines the aggregate behavior of the economy: price levels, business cycles, Federal Reserve policies, and inflation and deflation, as well as the ways that changes in these aggregate levels affect individual economic entities. To understand economic behavior, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
ECON-3.1. Explain that institutions in a market economy help individuals and groups accomplish their goals.
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ECON-3.2. Illustrate how money and the consequent banking system facilitate trade, historically and currently.
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ECON-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how trade among nations affects markets, employment, economic growth, and other activity in the domestic economy.
The economy of the United States is but one system operating within an increasingly global arena. All institutions and individuals in the United States are impacted in varying degrees by global commerce. To understand the implications of the global economy, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
ECON-4.1. Summarize how differing factor endowments--such as geography, the development of technology, and the abundance of labor--affect the goods and services in which a nation specializes.
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ECON-4.3. Explain how the rise of a global marketplace contributes to the well-being of all societies but the benefits derived from globalization are unequal.
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ECON-4.4. Explain how a global marketplace influences domestic labor markets, wage rates, unemployment levels, and disparities in earning potentials.
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ECON-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how personal financial decisions affect an individual's present and future economic status.
Individuals are impacted by the financial choices they make and the careers they choose. Wise and informed personal financial decisions can benefit individuals in both the immediate and the distant future. To understand the impact of personal financial decisions, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
ECON-5.1. Explain how individuals make personal economic decisions and how current spending and acquisition of debt can impact future income.
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SC.HS-SSLS.Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century

Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century
HS-SSLS.1. Literacy Skills for Social Studies
HS-SSLS.1.10. Assess the relative importance of multiple causes on outcomes.
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HS-SSLS.1.11. Analyze, interpret, and synthesize social studies resources to make inferences and draw conclusions.
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HS-SSLS.1.17. Analyze the role of government in promoting entrepreneurial activity.
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HS-SSLS.1.20. Explain the opportunity cost involved in the allocation of scarce productive resources.
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HS-SSLS.1.21. Examine the costs and the benefits of economic choices made by a particular society and explain how those choices affect overall economic well-being.
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HS-SSLS.1.24. Illustrate the fact that some choices provide greater benefits than others.
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HS-SSLS.1.28. Assess the relationships among multiple causes and multiple effects.
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HS-SSLS.1.5. Explain how an interdependent, specialized, and voluntary worldwide trade network affects a nation's standard of living and economic growth.
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HS-SSLS.1.6. Explain how groups work to challenge traditional institutions and effect change to promote the needs and interests of society.
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HS-SSLS.1.7. Analyze how a scarcity of productive resources affects economic choices.
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HS-SSLS.1.8. Examine the relationship of the present to the past and use knowledge of the past to make informed decisions in the present and to extrapolate into the future.
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SC.MWH.World History from 1300: The Making of the Modern World

World History from 1300: The Making of the Modern World
MWH-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the major factors that facilitated exchanges among groups of people and how exchanges influenced those people in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Physical geography, ideas, warfare, and financial institutions have shaped the interaction within and among regions around the world. To understand how the interaction of these forces in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries led to the development of modern societies, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-1.1. Describe the diffusion of people and goods between Europe, Asia, and Africa during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to show the networks of economic interdependence and cultural interactions.
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MWH-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the benefits and costs of the growth of kingdoms into empires from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries.
As rulers consolidate their power, they often expand their territory, creating empires that have an impact on both the mother country and its colonies. To understand the impact of the creation of empires on the development of modern societies, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH -2.6. Describe the impact of the competition among European countries on the various kingdoms of the Americas and Africa, including the Columbian Exchange and the slave trade.
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MWH-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the conflicts of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Europe, America, Africa, and Asia.
Competition for imperial conquest met with varying degrees of success and resistance in the 1600s and 1700s. To understand the significant role that imperialism played in the development of many modern nation-states during this time period, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-4.2. Explain the changes in European overseas empires during this period, including the waning of the Spanish and Portuguese empires and the struggle between empires and colonists.
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MWH-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the influence of ideas and technology on the development of nation-states and empires in the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.
New ideas and technological developments during this period led to changes in how people viewed the world and how people, in turn, changed their social, economic, and political circumstances. To understand how ideas and technology led to the development of modern society, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-5.4. Analyze the relationship between the expanding world market economy and the development of industrialization in Great Britain, the United States, Germany, and Japan, including shifts in world demography and urbanization and changing class and race relations.
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MWH-5.5. Compare capitalism with other forms of political and economic ideologies, including socialism, communism, and anarchism.
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MWH-6: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the creation of nation-states in Europe and the struggle by non-European nations to gain and/or maintain sovereignty.
The self-determination of national groups became an ideal in Western Europe that expanded gradually to Central and Eastern Europe and eventually to colonized peoples. To understand the development of democracy across the globe and the continuing struggle for this ideal in many nations, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-6.7. Explain the causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917, including the reasons that the revolutionary government progressed from moderate to radical.
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MWH-7: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and consequences of global warfare in the first half of the twentieth century.
World War I (the Great War) and World War II resulted in the destruction of long-standing empires and the realignment of the relationships between former colonies and former empires. To understand the impact of global warfare on the development of social, economic, and political institutions in modern times, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-7.1. Analyze the relative importance of economic and political rivalries, ethnic and ideological conflicts, social class, militarism, and imperialism as underlying causes of World War I and World War II, including the role of nationalism and propaganda in mobilizing civilian populations around the world to support the two world wars.
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MWH-7.3. Describe major shifts in world geopolitics between 1900 and 1945, including the changing role of the United States in international affairs and the move from isolationism to an increased role as a world power.
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MWH-7.5. Explain the impact of collapsing imperial regimes and growing nationalist movements in India, Africa, and Southeast Asia, including Pan-Africanism and the emerging civil rights movement in the United States.
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MWH-8: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and consequences of decolonization in the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Newly independent countries sought partners for economic and political alliances as technological developments of the past sixty years made the world more interconnected. To understand the effects of the economic, political, social, and technological changes that shape his or her place in the world, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
MWH-8.1. Evaluate the relative importance of factors such as world war, economic depression, nationalist ideology, labor organizations, communism, and liberal democratic ideals in the emergence of movements for national self-rule or sovereignty in Africa and Asia.
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MWH-8.2. Explain the rationale for the development of supranational organizations (e.g., the United Nations, the European Union, the African Union, the Organization of American States).
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MWH-8.3. Illustrate the impact of the Cold War on developing and newly independent countries, including Soviet, United States, and Chinese involvement in the domestic and foreign affairs of countries such as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Vietnam, Korea, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, and the Congo.
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MWH-8.5. Analyze the impact of movements for equality in the United States, Africa, and Southeast Asia as well as the varying reactions around the world to equity issues.
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MWH-8.7. Evaluate the benefits and costs of increasing worldwide trade and technological growth, including the movement of people and products, the growth of multi-national corporations, the increase in environmental concerns, and the increase in cultural exchanges.
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SC.USG.United States Government

United States Government
USG-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of civil rights and civil liberties, the role of American citizens in the American political system, and distinctive expressions of American political culture.
An informed, participatory citizenry is essential to the American political process. To understand what it means to be an American citizen, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USG-4.1. Evaluate the role of the citizen in the American political process, including civic responsibilities and the interaction between the citizen and government.
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USG-4.3. Evaluate the role and function of common avenues utilized by citizens in political participation, including political parties, voting, polls, interest groups, and community service.
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USG-4.4. Analyze the process through which citizens monitor and influence public policy, including political parties, interest groups, the media, lobbying, donations, issue advocacy, and candidate support.
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USG-4.6. Explain how fundamental values, principles, and rights often conflict within the American political system; why these conflicts arise; and how these conflicts are and can be addressed.
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SC.USHC.United States History and the Constitution

United States History and the Constitution
USHC-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the conflicts between regional and national interest in the development of democracy in the United States.
Contemporary democratic ideals originated in England, were transplanted to North America by English settlers, and have evolved in the United States as a result of regional experiences. To understand this evolution of democracy and the conflict between local and national interests, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-1.2. Analyze the early development of representative government and political rights in the American colonies, including the influence of the British political system and the rule of law as written in the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights, and the conflict between the colonial legislatures and the British Parliament over the right to tax that resulted in the American Revolutionary War.
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USHC-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how economic developments and the westward movement impacted regional differences and democracy in the early nineteenth century.
Political conflict is often the result of competing social values and economic interests. To understand how different perspectives based on differing interests and backgrounds led to political conflict in the antebellum United States, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-2.1. Summarize the impact of the westward movement on nationalism and democracy, including the expansion of the franchise, the displacement of Native Americans from the southeast and conflicts over states' rights and federal power during the era of Jacksonian democracy as the result of major land acquisitions such as the Louisiana Purchase, the Oregon Treaty, and the Mexican Cession.
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USHC-2.2. Explain how the Monroe Doctrine and the concept of Manifest Destiny affected the United States' relationships with foreign powers, including the role of the United States in the Texan Revolution and the Mexican War.
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USHC-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how regional and ideological differences led to the Civil War and an understanding of the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on democracy in America.
Democracy is based on the balance between majority rule and the protection of minority rights. To understand the impact of conflicting interests on the rights of minority groups, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-3.3. Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on the southern states and on the role of the federal government, including the impact of the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendments on opportunities for African Americans.
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USHC-3.4. Summarize the end of Reconstruction, including the role of anti-African American factions and competing national interests in undermining support for Reconstruction; the impact of the removal of federal protection for freedmen; and the impact of Jim Crow laws and voter restrictions on African American rights in the post-Reconstruction era.
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USHC-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the industrial development and the consequences of that development on society and politics during the second half of the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries.
Political democracy depends upon the active participation of individuals working through political and economic-interest groups to protect their welfare. To understand how groups in the past have protected their rights, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC 4.1. Summarize the impact that government policy and the construction of the transcontinental railroads had on the development of the national market and on the culture of Native American peoples.
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USHC-4.2. Analyze the factors that influenced the economic growth of the United States and its emergence as an industrial power, including the abundance of natural resources; government support and protection in the form of railroad subsidies, tariffs, and labor policies; and the expansion of international markets.
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USHC-4.3. Evaluate the role of capitalism and its impact on democracy, including the ascent of new industries, the increasing availability of consumer goods and the rising standard of living, the role of entrepreneurs, the rise of business through monopoly and the influence of business ideologies.
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USHC-4.4. Explain the impact of industrial growth and business cycles on farmers, workers, immigrants, labor unions, and the Populist movement and the ways that these groups and the government responded to the economic problems caused by industry and business.
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USHC-4.6. Compare the accomplishments and limitations of the women's suffrage movement and the Progressive Movement in affecting social and political reforms in America, including the roles of the media and of reformers such as Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul, Jane Addams, and presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.
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USHC-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of domestic and foreign developments that contributed to the emergence of the United States as a world power in the twentieth century.
The American belief in political democracy led the United States to support natural rights and political democracy for others, especially when it benefitted American interests. The willingness of the United States to intervene politically and economically in other parts of the world began its emergence as a world power. To evaluate the role of the United States in world affairs in the past and present, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-5.1. Analyze the development of American expansionism, including the change from isolationism to intervention and the rationales for imperialism based on Social Darwinism, expanding capitalism, and domestic tensions.
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USHC-5.2. Explain the influence of the Spanish-American War on the emergence of the United States as a world power, including the role of yellow journalism in the American declaration of war against Spain, United States interests and expansion in the South Pacific, and the debate between pro- and anti-imperialists over annexation of the Philippines.
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USHC-5.3. Summarize United States foreign policies in different regions of the world during the early twentieth century, including the purposes and effects of the Open Door policy with China, the United States role in the Panama Revolution, Theodore Roosevelt's "big stick diplomacy," William Taft's "dollar diplomacy," and Woodrow Wilson's "moral diplomacy" and changing worldwide perceptions of the United States.
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USHC-5.4. Analyze the causes and consequences of United States involvement in World War I, including the failure of neutrality and the reasons for the declaration of war, the role of propaganda in creating a unified war effort, the limitation of individual liberties, and Woodrow Wilson's leadership in the Treaty of Versailles and the creation of the League of Nations.
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USHC-5.5. Analyze the United States rejection of internationalism, including postwar disillusionment, the Senate's refusal to ratify the Versailles Treaty, the election of 1920, and the role of the United States in international affairs in the 1920s.
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USHC-6: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the conflict between traditionalism and progressivism in the 1920s and the economic collapse and the political response to the economic crisis in the 1930s.
The role of government in a democracy is to protect the rights and well-being of the people. Government's role in regulating the economy and promoting economic growth, however, is controversial. To understand the consequences of economic cycles and to make informed economic choices and political decisions about government policies, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-6.1. Explain the impact of the changes in the 1920s on the economy, society, and culture, including the expansion of mass production techniques, the invention of new home appliances, the introduction of the installment plan, the role of transportation in changing urban life, the effect of radio and movies in creating a national mass culture, and the cultural changes exemplified by the Harlem Renaissance.
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USHC-6.2. Explain the causes and effects of the social change and conflict between traditional and modern culture that took place during the 1920s, including the role of women, the "Red Scare", the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, immigration quotas, Prohibition, and the Scopes trial.
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USHC-6.3. Explain the causes and consequences of the Great Depression, including the disparities in income and wealth distribution; the collapse of the farm economy and the effects of the Dust Bowl; limited governmental regulation; taxes, investment; and stock market speculation; policies of the federal government and the Federal Reserve System; and the effects of the Depression on the people.
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USHC-6.4. Analyze President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal as a response to the economic crisis of the Great Depression, including the effectiveness of New Deal programs in relieving suffering and achieving economic recovery, in protecting the rights of women and minorities, and in making significant reforms to protect the economy such as Social Security and labor laws.
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USHC-7: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of World War II on the United States and the nation's subsequent role in the world.
In defense of democracy, a government may need to confront aggression and ask its citizens for sacrifice in wars and providing foreign aid that, in turn, affects the practice of democracy at home. To make informed political decisions about when and how government should go to war, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-7.1. Analyze the decision of the United States to enter World War II, including the nation's movement from a policy of isolationism to international involvement and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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USHC-7.3. Explain how controversies among the Big Three Allied leaders over war strategies led to post-war conflict between the United States and the USSR, including delays in the opening of the second front in Europe, the participation of the Soviet Union in the war in the Pacific, and the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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USHC-7.4. Summarize the economic, humanitarian, and diplomatic effects of World War II, including the end of the Great Depression, the Holocaust, the war crimes trials, and the creation of Israel.
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USHC-7.5. Analyze the impact of the Cold War on national security and individual freedom, including the containment policy and the role of military alliances, the effects of the "Red Scare" and McCarthyism, the conflicts in Korea and the Middle East, the Iron Curtain and the Berlin Wall, the Cuban missile crisis, and the nuclear arms race.
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USHC-8: The student will demonstrate an understanding of social, economic and political issues in contemporary America.
In the recent past, political views in the United States have embraced both conservative and liberal perspectives. To make informed political decisions about contemporary issues, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
USHC-8.1. Analyze the African American Civil Rights Movement, including initial strategies, landmark court cases and legislation, the roles of key civil rights advocates and the media, and the influence of the Civil Rights Movement on other groups seeking equality.
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USHC-8.2. Compare the social and economic policies of presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, including support for civil rights legislation, programs for the elderly and the poor, environmental protection, and the impact of these policies on politics.
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USHC-8.3. Explain the development of the war in Vietnam and its impact on American government and politics, including the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the policies of the Johnson administration, protests and opposition to the war, the role of the media, the policies of the Nixon administration, and the growing credibility gap that culminated in the Watergate scandal.
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USHC-8.5. Summarize key political and economic issues of the last twenty-five years, including continuing dependence on foreign oil; trade agreements and globalization; health and education reforms; increases in economic disparity and recession; tax policy; the national surplus, debt, and deficits; immigration; presidential resignation/impeachment; and the elections of 2000 and 2008.
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USHC-8.6. Summarize America's role in the changing world, including the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the expansion of the European Union, the continuing crisis in the Middle East, and the rise of global terrorism.
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World Geography
WG-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human characteristics of places, including the creation of regions and the ways that culture and experience influence the perception of place.
Physical and human characteristics define or give meaning to places, and geographers use and analyze regions to manage and interpret Earth's complexity. To analyze and synthesize information to solve problems and answer questions about the complexity of Earth, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set in the following indicators:
WG-1.2. Analyze human characteristics of places, including the ways places change with innovation and the diffusion of people and ideas (e.g., the spread of religion and democracy).
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WG-1.4. Differentiate the ways in which people change their views of places and regions as a result of physical, cultural, economic and political conditions (e.g., views of the Middle East after September 11, 2001).
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WG-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface, including the dynamics of the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere.
Through the interactions within and between the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere, Earth serves as the home of all living things. To understand the interconnections among these systems, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-2.5. Infer how physical processes can cause change over time in the distribution and characteristics of ecosystems and biomes (e.g., how changes in temperature and moisture can drive desertification).
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WG-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of culture, the patterns of culture, and cultural change.
There are many diverse expressions of culture in the world. To be open and responsive to new and diverse cultural perspectives, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-4.2. Compare and contrast the consequences of differing cultural views of nature and the use of natural resources including the development of a built environment from a natural environment (e.g., the former Soviet Union's disregard for the environment).
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WG-4.3. Compare the roles that cultural factors such as religious, linguistic, and ethnic differences play in cooperation and conflict within and among societies.
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WG-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role that geography plays in economic development.
Earth's economic, transportation, and communication systems are spatially organized and are undergoing alteration as a consequence of global interdependence. To understand the interconnections among these systems, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-5.2. Classify and describe the spatial distribution of major economic systems, including traditional, command, and market economic systems (e.g., North Korea's command economy as opposed to Germany's market economy).
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WG-6: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement.
Human settlements, both urban and rural, vary in their type, pattern, settlement process, and function. To understand the interconnections among these systems, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-6.6. Summarize the physical and human impacts of emerging urban forms in the world (e.g., the environmental challenges posed by increasing urbanization and sprawl).
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WG-7: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface.
Earth is globally interdependent and locally controlled. Its territorial divisions are capable of cooperation or conflict. To analyze the reasons for and the results of Earth's territorial divisions, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-7.1. Explain how cooperation and/or conflict can lead to the control of Earth's surface (e.g., the establishment of new social, political, or economic divisions).
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WG-7.3. Explain why political boundaries such as national borders or political districts change (e.g., those of historic imperial powers).
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WG-8: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how human actions modify the physical environment; how physical systems affect human systems; and how resources change in meaning, use, distribution, and importance.
Human modifications to the environment result in consequences that often have ethical, physical, and political implications. To analyze and synthesize information to solve such problems and answer questions related to them, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
WG-8.2. Compare how human modification of the physical environment varies from one region to another and may require different human responses (e.g., the resettlement of Chinese villages in response to the Three Gorges Dam).
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WG-8.4. Analyze the relationships between the spatial distribution of humans and resources (e.g., the positive and negative consequences of resource use as exemplified by the shrinking of the Aral Sea).
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WG-8.5. Analyze policy decisions regarding the use of resources in different regions of the world, including how the demand for resources impacts economies, population distribution, and the environment.
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